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Criminal Law Keyed to Gershowitz
Hobbs v. Jones
Citation:412 S.W.3d 844
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A suit was filed against Ray Hobbs, as Director of the Arkansas Department of Correction, and the Arkansas Department of Correction. The suit was filed by Jack Harold Jones who was a prisoner sentenced to death. He filed the suit on March 8, 2010. “Jones asserted that the Method of Execution Act of 2009 (“MEA”), codified at Ark. Code Ann. § 5-4-617, violates the separation-of-powers doctrine in article 4 of the Arkansas Constitution.”
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