The Arkansas Supreme Court addresses over 1,000 students at Searcy High School prior to oral argument on October 29, 2015.
On October 29, 2015, the Arkansas Supreme Court traveled to Searcy, Arkansas for its fall 2015 Appeals on Wheels event. The Court held oral argument in the case of William Dewey Gill v. State of Arkansas, CR-15-266, in the auditorium at Searcy High School. Over 1,000 total students from Searcy High School and Harding Academy were in attendance—the largest group to observe an oral argument in the history of the Arkansas Supreme Court. After the event, the justices met with students before going into conference to discuss their cases.
Links to the briefs and motions filed in the case, educational resources, media coverage, the oral argument recording, event photos, and the the opinion issued by the Court can be found below.
|Briefs and Motions||Petition for Review of William Dewey Gill|
|Response to Petition for Review of the State of Arkansas|
|Brief of William Dewey Gill|
|Brief of the State of Arkansas|
|Reply Brief of William Dewey Gill|
|Supplemental Brief of William Dewey Gill|
|Supplemental Brief of the State of Arkansas|
|Oral Argument Handout|
Oral Argument Recording
|CR-15-266 William Dewey Gill v State of Arkansas, from White County Circuit Court|
|Fall 2015 Appeals on Wheels Gallery|
Opinion of the Court
|Gill v. State|