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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 you’re convinced that there’s enough evidence for an arrest.

Host Jillian Jalali created Court Junkie to help shine a light on the ways in which our criminal justice system works. By delving into criminal trials, court documents, and interviewing those close to the case, Jillian focuses on the facts of one true crime case per episode. In the end, the listener can decide – did the system work?

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Ep 264: Jacob Hoggard

The Canadian rock band Hedley seemed to be on the rise - until multiple sexual assault allegations involving their frontman, Jacob Hoggard came to light. Today’s episode explores the trial of Jacob Hoggard, which took place in October 2022.

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Ep 264: Jacob Hoggard

The Canadian rock band Hedley seemed to be on the rise - until multiple sexual assault allegations involving their frontman, Jacob Hoggard came to light. Today’s episode explores the trial of Jacob Hoggard, which took place in October 2022.

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Ep 263: The Retail Store Murder

On February 15, 1994, 50-year-old Margaret Ann Martinez was found brutally murdered at the Payless ShoeSource in the suburbs of Salt Lake City, Utah. An intense investigation would eventually lead to an unexpected suspect.

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Ep 262: The Kaitlin Armstrong Trial

Professional cyclist Mo Wilson was brutally murdered while staying at a friend’s apartment in May 2022.

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Ep 261: The Death of Dr. Amie Harwick

On February 15, 2020, 38-year-old Amie Harwick was found dead on her patio. Less than a day later, her ex-boyfriend from 10 years prior was in custody.

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Ep 260: The Argument (Cara Rintala Trial)

When police responded to a home in Granby, Massachusetts in March 2010, they found 37-year-old Annamarie Cochrane Rintala dead in her wife’s arms. After four trials, would prosecutors be able to prove who killed her?

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Civil

Stormy Daniels and The President

In this episode, we explore the civil suits surrounding Stormy Daniels and the role they may have played in the recent indictment of former President Donald Trump.

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Civil

The Lawyer (Tom Girardi)

Tom Girardi was known for acquiring huge settlements and victories in high-profile legal cases. But in recent years, the husband of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Erika Jayne Girardi, has been accused of swindling millions of dollars from clients. Where does the case stand today?

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Civil

The Downfall of Bill Cosby

In March 2005, Andrea Constand filed a civil lawsuit against Bill Cosby, who was, at the time, one of the country’s most famous and beloved comedians. The suit was quickly resolved with a settlement, but years later, it would resurface and would start the beginning of the downfall of Bill

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Civil

The Wedding Cake (Masterpiece Cakeshop)

When a gay couple tried to order a wedding cake for their upcoming wedding reception, they were stunned when the cake shop owner refused to make it for them. It was a case that went all the way to the Supreme Court - Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

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