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Pretrial Hearings

June 4, 1993
Audio

August 4, 1993
Transcribed
Images
PDF

September 27, 1993
Transcribed
Images
PDF (6,7 MB)

October 19, 1993
Transcribed (Partial)
Images
PDF (3,1 MB)

November 16, 1993
Transcribed
Images
PDF (1,9 MB)

December 21, 1993
Images
PDF (1,8 MB)

January 13, 1994
Transcribed - Index
Images
PDF (6,6 MB)

January 19, 1994
Transcribed
Images
PDF

Voir dire (Not available)

January 20, 1994
Transcribed
Images
PDF

Voir dire (Not available)


Misskelley Trial

January 26, 1994
Hearing
Transcribed
Images


Jury sworn; Argument and ruling
Transcribed
Audio

State's opening statement (Fogleman)
Transcribed
Audio

Defense's opening statement (Stidham)
Transcribed
Audio

Argument and ruling
Audio

Dana Moore
Transcribed

Pam Hobbs
Transcribed
Audio

Melissa Byers
Transcribed
Audio

Debra O'Tinger
Transcribed
Audio

Regenia Meek
Transcribed
Audio

John Moore
Transcribed
Audio

Ryan Clark
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Mike Allen
Transcribed
Audio

Motion and ruling
Abstract

Bryn Ridge
Transcribed

Shane Griffin
Transcribed
Images
Audio

January 27, 1994
Hearing
Images

Frank Peretti
Transcribed
Images

Mike Allen
Transcribed
Images

Bill Durham
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Bryn Ridge
Transcribed
Audio

Gary Gitchell
Transcribed
Audio

Tabitha Hollingsworth
Transcribed
Audio

January 28, 1994
Gary Gitchell
Transcribed

Victoria Hutcheson
Transcribed
Audio

Melissa Byers
Transcribed
Audio

Bryn Ridge
Transcribed
Audio

James Sudbury
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Hearing on Michael DeGuglielmo
Transcribed
Images

Lisa Sakevicius
Transcribed
Images

Ralph Turbyfill
Transcribed
Audio

Lisa Sakevicius
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Kermit Channell
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Michael DeGuglielmo
Transcribed
Images
Audio

January 31, 1994
Jerry Driver
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Hearing on William Jones
Transcribed
Images

State rests case-in-chief
Transcribed
Images

(Defense begins)

Stephanie Dollar
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Josh Darby
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Ricky Deese
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Susie Brewer
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Stephanie Dollar
Transcribed
Images
Audio

James Dollahite
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Josh Darby
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Jennifer Roberts
Transcribed
Images

Christy Jones Moss
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Charles Ashley, Jr.
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Jessie Misskelley, Sr.
Transcribed
Images
Audio

James McNease
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Louis Hoggard
Transcribed
Images

February 1, 1994
Louis Hoggard
Transcribed

Dennis Carter
Transcribed
Audio

Fred Revelle
Transcribed
Audio

Roger Jones
Transcribed
Audio

Keith Johnson
Transcribed
Audio

Kevin Johnson
Transcribed
Audio

Rhonda Dedman
Transcribed
Images

Hearing on William Wilkins
Transcribed
Images

Ronald Lax
Transcribed
Audio

Marty King
Transcribed
Audio

Warren Holmes
Transcribed
Audio

February 2, 1994
William Wilkins
Transcribed
Images

Vaughn Rickert
Transcribed
Images

William Wilkins
Transcribed
Images

Johnny Hamilton
Transcribed

Richard Ofshe
Transcribed
Images
PDF

February 3, 1994
(Defense rests)
Abstract (Partial)

(State's rebuttal begins)

Gary Gitchell
Transcribed
Audio

Vaughn Rickert
Images
Audio

Keith Mercier
Transcribed
Images
Audio

James Dollahite
Transcribed
Images

Joe McCafferty
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Jason Oliver
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Gloria Wilson
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Bryn Ridge
Transcribed
Images
Audio

(Both sides rest, end of testimony)

Hearing
Images
Audio (Partial)

Jury instructions
Transcribed
Images
Audio

State's closing argument (Fogleman)
Transcribed
Audio

Defense's closing argument (Stidham)
Transcribed
Audio

State's closing argument (Davis)
Transcribed
Audio

Verdict forms
Transcribed

Discussion and hearing
Audio

Transcribed (Partial)

February 4, 1994
Verdict
Transcribed
Audio

Penalty Phase
State's argument (Davis)
Transcribed
Audio

Defense's argument (Crow)
Transcribed
Audio

State's argument (Fogleman)
Transcribed
Audio

Verdict and sentencing
Transcribed
Audio


Pretrial Hearings


February 9, 1994
Transcribed
Images
PDF (9,8 MB)

February 16, 1994
Images
PDF (9,8 MB)

February 22, 1994
Transcribed
Images

Voir dire (Not available)*

February 23, 1994
Transcribed
Images

Voir dire (Not available)*

February 24, 1994
Transcribed
Images

Voir dire (Not available)*
Pages 282-320 (Voir Dire of prospective jurors Emerson, Stoll and Arnold)
Transcribed
PDF

February 25, 1994
Transcribed
Images

Voir dire (Not available)*

* Partial abstract
Transcribed
PDF




Echols/Baldwin Trial

February 28, 1994
Motion and ruling
Transcribed
Images

State's opening statement (Fogleman)
Transcribed
Audio

Baldwin's opening statement (Ford)
Transcribed
Audio

Echols' opening statement (Davidson)
Transcribed
Audio

Motion and ruling
Transcribed
Images

Dana Moore
Transcribed
Audio

Pam Hobbs
Transcribed

Melissa Byers
Transcribed

Debra O'Tinger
Transcribed
Audio

Bryan Woody
Transcribed
Audio
Abstract
Images (Abstract)

Regenia Meek
Transcribed

John Moore
Transcribed
Audio

Mike Allen
Transcribed

Bryn Ridge
Transcribed

March 1, 1994
Bryn Ridge
Transcribed

Motion and ruling
Transcribed
Images

Frank Peretti
Transcribed
Abstract

March 2, 1994
Frank Peretti
Transcribed
Abstract

Hearing regarding Michael Carson
Transcribed
Images

Michael Carson
Transcribed
Images
Abstract

Mike Allen
Transcribed
Audio

Joel Mullins
Transcribed
Audio

Shane Griffin
Transcribed
Audio

Glen Masengale
Transcribed
Audio

Bryn Ridge
Transcribed
Audio

March 3, 1994
Gary Gitchell
Transcribed
Abstract

Anthony Hollingsworth
Transcribed
Audio

Narlene Hollingsworth
Transcribed

Kermit Channell
Transcribed

Michael DeGuglielmo
Transcribed
Audio
Abstract
Images (Abstract)

Jerry Driver
Transcribed
Audio
Abstract
Images (Abstract)

James Sudbury
Transcribed
Audio

Bench conference
Transcribed
Audio

March 7, 1994
Mike Everett (Denno hearing)
Transcribed
Audio

Bill Durham (Denno hearing)
Transcribed
Audio

John Fogleman (Denno hearing)
Transcribed
Audio

Bryn Ridge (Denno hearing)
Transcribed
Audio

Damien Echols (Denno hearing)
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Hearing (Luminol)
Transcribed
Images

Lisa Sakevicius
Transcribed
Abstract

Ralph Turbyfill
Transcribed
Audio
Abstract

Deanna Holcomb
Transcribed
Audio
Abstract
Images (Abstract - partial)

James Parker
Transcribed
Audio
Abstract
Images (Abstract)

Bill Durham
Transcribed
Audio

James Sudbury (in camera)
Transcribed
Audio

Bill Durham (in camera)
Transcribed

Bryn Ridge
Transcribed
Audio

March 8, 1994
Bryn Ridge
Transcribed
Images
Abstract

Dale Griffis (in camera)
Transcribed

Lisa Sakevicius
Transcribed
Images

Kermit Channell
Transcribed
Audio

John Murray
Transcribed
Audio

Bryn Ridge
Transcribed
Audio

Dale Griffis
Transcribed
Abstract
Audio

Bench conference
Transcribed
Audio

March 9, 1994
Christy VanVickle
Transcribed
Audio

Jodee Medford
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Donna Medford
Transcribed
Images
Audio

State rests case-in-chief
Transcribed
Images
Audio

(Echols' defense begins)

Pamela Hutchison
Transcribed

Michelle Echols
Transcribed
Audio

Damien Echols
Transcribed
Images (Partial)

March 10, 1994

Damien Echols
Transcribed
Images

Christopher Morgan (in camera)
Transcribed
Abstract

Stacy Sanders
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Jennifer Sanders
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Randy Sanders
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Gail Sharp
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Gary Gitchell
Transcribed
Audio

March 11, 1994
Waiting for witnesses
Audio

Argument and ruling
Transcribed
Images

John Mark Byers
Transcribed
Abstract

Marty King
Transcribed
Audio
Abstract

Robert Hicks
Images
Abstract (Partial)

March 14, 1994
Argument and ruling
Transcribed
Images

(Echols rests, Baldwin's defense begins)

Charles Linch
Transcribed

(Baldwin rests)

Argument and ruling
Transcribed
Images


(State's rebuttal begins)

Peggy Simmons
Transcribed
Audio

George Pokorski
Transcribed
Audio

March 15, 1994
Duke Jennings
Transcribed

Lisa Sakevicius
Transcribed
Audio

John Kilbourn
Transcribed

Scott Kelin
Transcribed
Audio

(Both sides rest, end of testimony)

Hearing (Jury instructions)
Images
PDF
Audio

March 17, 1994
Hearing
Transcribed
Images
Audio

Jury instructions
Transcribed
Audio

State's closing argument (Fogleman)
Transcribed

Echols' closing argument (Price)
Transcribed

Baldwin's closing argument (Ford)
Transcribed

State's closing argument (Davis)
Transcribed
Audio

Verdict forms
Images
Audio

March 18, 1994
Verdict
Transcribed
Images
Audio

March 19, 1994
Penalty Phase
Hearing
Transcribed
Images

Joe Hutchison
Images

Jack Echols
Transcribed
Images
Abstract
Images (Abstract)

James Moneypenny
Transcribed
Images
Abstract
Images (Abstract)

Argument and ruling
Transcribed
Images

Jury instructions
Transcribed
Audio

State's argument (Fogleman)
Transcribed
Audio

Baldwin's argument (Ford)
Transcribed
Audio

Echols' argument (Davidson)
Transcribed
Audio

State's argument (Davis)
Transcribed
Audio

Verdict and sentencing
Transcribed
Images

Hearing
Transcribed
Images



Post-trial Hearing

April 22, 1994 (Not available)



Echols Competency Hearing

March 11, 1996
Transcribed
Images



Echols Rule 37 Hearing

May 5, 1998
Transcribed
Witnesses: Dan Stidham - Val Price

June 9, 1998
Transcribed
Witnesses: Val Price

June 10, 1998
Transcribed
Witnesses: Bruce Sinofsky - Val Price

October 26, 1998
Transcribed
Witnesses: Val Price - Brent Turvey

October 27, 1998
Transcribed
Witnesses: Brent Turvey - Thomas David

October 28, 1998
Transcribed
Witnesses: Joseph Cohen - John Hutson - Bryn Ridge - Ron Lax

March 18, 1999
Transcribed
Witnesses: Neal Haskell - Mike Allen - Harry Mincer - Kevin Dugan

March 19, 1999
Transcribed
Witnesses: Frank Peretti - William Sturner


Status Hearing

August 20, 2008
Abstract
Transcribed
PDF



Baldwin/Misskelley Rule 37 Hearing

September 24, 2008 - October 2, 2009
PDF

Abstract
Transcribed
PDF



Hearing

August 19, 2011
Transcribed
PDF

Video
Part 1 (Link to YouTube)
Part 2 (Link to YouTube)