Lawsuit To Block Amendment Issue 1 Vote


Both sides on Issue 1 promised an aggressive campaign and possibly the first volley was fired Thursday  when former Judge Marion Humphrey filed a lawsuit seeking to keep the proposed constitutional amendment off the November ballot.

Humphrey, a former Pulaski County Circuit Judge, filed the motion for a preliminary injunction with the Pulaski County Circuit Court.

“Issue 1 is a power grab fueled by the corruption we have seen in our legislature,” Humphrey said in a statement. “If Issue 1 passes, our state’s judiciary will simply become another agency controlled by lobbyists and special interests whose recent acts have proven to be ethically and morally bankrupt.”    MORE

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