Death penalty statute backed

High court asked to reinstate law

Posted: July 26, 2014 at 2:51 a.m.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's office Friday asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to overturn a lower court's ruling that struck down the state's death penalty statute as unconstitutional.

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