TEXARKANA, Ark. — A federal judge is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to weigh in on a legal issue in multiple civil lawsuits filed by relatives of the 20 people killed in a flash flood at Albert Pike Campground, writes the San Francisco Chronicle.
On Monday, U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey halted proceedings in 11 separate suits over the 2010 flooding, says the San Francisco Chronicle.
Hickey wants the court to interpret the word “malicious.”
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