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Imagine being wrongfully convicted for a crime you didn't commit, or imagine your child's killer is still on the loose even though there's enough evidence for an arrest. I want to help shine light on the injustices of our judicial system. I delve into court documents, attend trials, and interview those close to the case to help me tell their stories.

Court Junki‪e‬ PodcastOne

    • True Crime
    • 4.8 • 6.6K Ratings

Imagine being wrongfully convicted for a crime you didn't commit, or imagine your child's killer is still on the loose even though there's enough evidence for an arrest. I want to help shine light on the injustices of our judicial system. I delve into court documents, attend trials, and interview those close to the case to help me tell their stories.

    The Alibi

    The Alibi

    After a 32-year-old mother of two disappeared from a small town in Michigan, her husband became the immediate suspect. But with an ironclad alibi, could he really have been the killer?
    Thank you to Rex Hall Jr. from the Kalamazoo Gazette for talking to us about this case. 

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    This episode was researched and written by Gabrielle Russon.
    Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $3 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie to receive ad-free episodes. Help support Court Junkie with $6 a month and get access to bonus monthly episodes.
    Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod or Instagram at CourtJunkie.

    • 47 min
    The Kidnapping

    The Kidnapping

    In May 2019, an 8-year-old girl was kidnapped from Ft. Worth, Texas. In this episode, we take a look at the intensive searches and investigation that followed. 
    NOTE: This is a true story, but names have been disguised to protect identities of the victim and her family. 

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    This episode was researched and written by Gabrielle Russon.

    Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $3 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie to receive ad-free episodes. Help support Court Junkie with $6 a month and get access to bonus monthly episodes.
    Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod or Instagram at CourtJunkie.

    The Top Prospect

    The Top Prospect

    In March 2011, Brandon Willie Martin was living out his dream, after being drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays. But just four years later, he would be facing charges of murder.
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    This episode was researched and written by Polly Kotowski. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @PollyKotowski.
    Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $3 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie to receive ad-free episodes. Help support Court Junkie with $6 a month and get access to bonus monthly episodes.
    Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod or Instagram at CourtJunkie.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Cyntoia Brown

    Cyntoia Brown

    In this episode, we take a deeper look into the Cyntoia Brown case - how it all started, and where it stands today. 
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    This episode was researched and written by Gabrielle Russon. 
    Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $3 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie to receive ad-free episodes. Help support Court Junkie with $6 a month and get access to bonus monthly episodes.
    Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod or Instagram at CourtJunkie.

    • 55 min
    The Bottom of the Stairs

    The Bottom of the Stairs

    In March 2007, Karl Hoerig was found dead at the bottom of his staircase. Who killed him, and why?
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    Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $3 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie to receive ad-free episodes. Help support Court Junkie with $6 a month and get access to bonus monthly episodes.
    Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod or Instagram at CourtJunkie.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    SIDEBAR: “The system failed. This can’t happen.”

    SIDEBAR: “The system failed. This can’t happen.”

    NOTE: Please excuse audio issues - the joys of Zoom calls! One day soon, we hope to record together in the studio. Until then, Zoom, it is. 
    In this episode of Sidebar, Jillian and Brittnee chat about the most recent Court Junkie cases, including:
    - Tai Chan
    - Sandra Melgar
    - Lori McConnell
    - Kayle Fleischauer
    Jillian also goes over some updates in past Court Junkie cases:
    - Alexis Murphy
    - Joel Guy Jr.
    Then, Jillian shares an interview she did with Valerie Pavilonis, University Editor with the Yale Daily News, about the recent death of Kevin Jiang. Brittnee shares a chilling quote from an accused murderer who recently decided to represent herself in her case, and then they discuss the hit and run accident involving the South Dakota Attorney General. 
    Jillian then answers some listener questions and raves about recent advertisers. 
    To see a video recording of this episode, make sure to subscribe to youtube.com/CourtJunkie.
    Follow Jillian and Brittnee on Instagram @JillianJalali and @BrittneeKlicic.
    Got any questions, comments or case suggestions for us? Send them to Podcast@CourtJunkie.com and include Sidebar in the subject line.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6.6K Ratings

6.6K Ratings

georgiagirl3 ,

Great!

I just started this podcast, but I am really enjoying it. The research is thorough and the host is respectful to the victims. I really like the update episodes!

42kmRunner ,

Great podcast for true crime junkies

I discovered this podcast recently, and it was like Christmas for this true crime junkie. It’s well researched, well narrated, and mostly objective, as it sticks to the evidence in a non-sensationalistic way.

Deckan315 ,

Classy

Love it!

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