- Criminal Law
- Criminal Appeals
- White Collar Crime
- Death Penalty
- Drug Crimes
- Civil Rights
- Legal Ethics
Princeton University, A.B., 1974
Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1977
1977, Arkansas; 1978, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
Arkansas Bar Association (Chair, Criminal Law Section, 1991-1992; Member, House of Delegates, 1990-1994); Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 1989-1991; Board Member, 1999-2005); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Co-Chair, Habeas Corpus Committee, 1989-1990).
New Orleans, Louisiana, September 29, 1952
Listed in: Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2006. Author, "The Crisis in Indigent Defense: An Arkansas Commentary," 44 Arkansas Law Review 409, 1991. Adjunct Faculty Member, University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, 1991-1995. Member, Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Criminal Practice, 1997-2003. Chairman, Arkansas Capital Resource Center, 1994-1997.
Duncan v. State, 726 S.W.2d 653 (1987), 831 S.W.2d 115 (1992); Pickens v. State, 730 S.W.2d 230 (1987); Clayborn v. State, 647 S.W.2d 433 (1983); Atkinson v. Lofton, 842 S.W. 425 (1992); Reeves v. State, 339 Ark. 304, 5 S.W.3d 41 (1999); Stte v. Robbins, 339 Ark. 379, 5 S.W.3d 51 (1999); Allen v. Rutledge, 355 Ark. 392, 139 S.W. 3e 491 (2003); Sanders v. State, 352 Ark. 16, 98 S.W.3d 35 (2003).
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