State v. Bryant, Cauthen, Tolliver, and Banner

About the Case


In State v. Bryant, Cauthen, Tolliver, and Banner, the Commission conducted a hearing on March 9-13. The Commission concluded that there was sufficient evidence of factual innocence to merit judicial review. This case was referred forward for a hearing before a three-judge panel.

Please contact the Forsyth County Clerk of Court regarding information about the three-judge panel.

The documents presented at the Commission hearing became public record and are included here. The court sealed some documents from the public record.

The transcript of the Commission hearing is available for viewing ONLY. If you would like to purchase a printed copy of the hearing transcript, please contact Tori Pittman at (919) 931-6222 or tori@tori-pittman.com.

Resources



State v. Bryant Brief
State v. Bryant Hearing Transcript
State v. Bryant Hearing PowerPoint Presentation
Video Clip – Portion of Jessicah Black’s Deposition (from PowerPoint)
Video Clip – Winston-Salem PD Interview with Jessicah Black (from PowerPoint)
Audio Clip – Portion of Hunter Atkins’ Interview with Jessicah Black Part 1 (from PowerPoint)
Audio Clip – Portion of Hunter Atkins’ Interview with Jessicah Black Part 2 (from PowerPoint)
Audio Clip – Portion of Hunter Atkins’ Interview with Jessicah Black Part 3 (from PowerPoint)
Audio Clip – Portion of Hunter Atkins’ Interview with Jessicah Black Part 4 (from PowerPoint)
Audio Clip – Portion of Hunter Atkins’ Interview with Jessicah Black Part 5 (from PowerPoint)
Audio Clip – DPS Phone call with Nathaniel Cauthen and Hunter Atkins (from PowerPoint)
State v. Bryant Hearing Handouts
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/19/2002 Christopher Bryant
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/19/2002 Dorrell Brayboy
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/19/2002 Jermal Tolliver
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/19/2002 Jessicah Black
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/19/2002 Nathaniel Cauthen (Bruton)
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/19/2002 Nathaniel Cauthen
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/20/2002 Christopher Bryant (Bruton)
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/20/2002 Dorrell Brayboy (2)
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/20/2002 Dorrell Brayboy (Bruton)
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/20/2002 Jermal Tolliver (Bruton)
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/20/2002 Rayshawn Banner (Bruton)
Handout 109 – Audio Clip – 11/20/2002 Rayshawn Banner
Handout 120 – Audio Clip – Jessicah Black (Part 1)
Handout 120 – Audio Clip – Jessicah Black (Part 2)
Handout 121 – Audio Clip – Yolanda Tolliver
State v. Christopher Bryant Commission Opinion
State v. Nathaniel Cauthen Commission Opinion
State v. Jermal Tolliver Commission Opinion
State v. Rayshawn Banner Commission Opinion