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Sam Pope

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Sam Pope
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Current Court Information:
Arkansas Tenth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Position:   Division 1
Service:
Active:   2003-2014
Past position:   Judge, Tenth Circuit
Past term:   1995-1996
Past position 2:   Prosecuting Attorney, Tenth Circuit
Past term 2:   1991-1994
Personal History
Born:   c. 1954
Party:   Independent
Undergraduate:   University of Arkansas
Law School:   University of Arkansas



Sam Pope is the Division 1 judge of the Tenth Circuit in Arkansas. He has held the seat since 2003 and his current term ends in 2014. He previously held the seat from 1995-1996.[1][2][3]

Education

Pope earned both his undergraduate degree and his J.D. at the University of Arkansas.[4]

Career

Suspension

The Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission recommended Judge Pope's suspension after an altercation between the judge and his wife's boyfriend at a Wal-Mart in Crossett, Arkansas.

On October 4, 2012, the Arkansas Supreme Court sentenced Judge Pope to a 30 day suspension, anger management counseling, and to write an apology letter.[8][9]

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