CIVIL

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Justice doesn’t always find itself in a criminal courtroom. Sometimes, it happens in a civil court. Join host Jillian Jalali as she discusses some of the most fascinating civil trials to date.

Episode Date
Death By Taser
00:39:50

In 2008, 17-year-old Darryl Turner died after a police officer shot him with a Taser. A lawsuit would set out to show that tasers can be more dangerous than one might think. 

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This episode was researched by Nicole Gusmerotti, written by Joseph Flatley and Matt Stroud, and edited and narrated by Jillian Jalali. Original music, scoring, and editing by Kory Hilpmann.

Music Credit: 

"Roadmap To Nowhere" - Material Gurl

"Say So" - Adrian Walther

"In My Chest" - Neon Beach

"Standing On The Edge" - Stephen Keech

"Emergence" - Outside The Sky

"Street Talk" - TAYME

"Another Day" - TAYME

Feb 01, 2023
Free Speech and the Pennsylvania Cheerleader
00:42:06

NOTE: This episode contains some profanity. Listener discretion is advised. 

In May 2017, a high school cheerleader took to Snapchat to vent about her cheerleading squad. Her profanity-laced message soon made its way around the school, resulting in a suspension from the team. 

What followed is a civil court case that made its way all the way up to The US Supreme Court. 

This episode was researched by Nicole Gusmerotti, written by Nick Keppler and Matt Stroud, and edited and narrated by Jillian Jalali. 

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Original music, scoring, and editing by Kory Hilpmann.

"Loaves & Fish" - Cody Martin

"The Bellagio" - Dresden The Flamingo

"Autumn Wonder" - CJ-0

"The Skeptic"- CJ-0

"Present Day" - CJ-0

Jan 18, 2023
The Mysterious Death of Rebecca Zahau
00:39:36

A 6-year-old boy tragically dies after authorities say he fell over a second floor banister. Then, just two days later, the woman who had been watching him is found hanging from her balcony in the very same house. 

After the two tragic deaths at the Spreckles Mansion in Coronado, California, a wrongful death lawsuit is filed, alleging that one of them was murder.  

This episode was researched by Nicole Gusmerotti, written by Joseph Flatley, Matt Stroud, and Jillian Jalali, and edited and narrated by Jillian Jalali. 

Original music, scoring, and editing by Kory Hilpmann.

Soundstripe Audio Credit:

"Tears Like Rain" - JCar

"The Search" - CJ-0

"The Way Back" - Moments

"Lonely Company" - Anthony Catacoli

"Unworld" - Lost Ghosts

"Intercept" - Cody Martin

Dec 16, 2022
Hulk Hogan v. Gawker Media
00:36:46
In October 2012, the website Gawker.com published video clips from a sex tape featuring former WWE wrestler, Hulk Hogan. Three years later, Hogan took them to court for damages, in what would become one of the most important press freedom cases of the last half-century. Bollea (Hulk Hogan) v. Gawker Media LLC was a lawsuit filed in 2013 in the Circuit Court of the Sixth Judicial Circuit in and for Pinellas County, Florida, delivering a verdict on March 18, 2016. This episode was researched by Nicole Gusmerotti, written by Matt Stroud, and edited and narrated by Jillian Jalali. Original music, scoring, and editing by Kory Hilpmann.
Nov 23, 2022
The Alleged I-10 Shooter
00:32:34

In the summer of 2015, a series of shootings targeted cars on Interstate 10, around Phoenix, Arizona. Within weeks, law enforcement made an arrest. But after public announcements that they had arrested the shooter, their case fell apart in the courts. 

This episode was researched by Nicole Gusmerotti, written by Matt Stroud and Nick Keppler, and edited and narrated by Jillian Jalali. 

Original music, scoring, and editing by Kory Hilpmann.

CIVIL is a new podcast from the team at the Court Junkie Podcast. 

Nov 09, 2022
The Hypnotist Principal
00:00

In 2009, the principal at North Port High School in Sarasota, Florida, began performing one of his hobbies on the students - hypnotism. 

Then, within a three-month period, three students he had hypnotized tragically lost their lives. In 2012, their families filed a wrongful death lawsuit. Would the principal be found liable for their deaths?

This episode was researched and written by Gabrielle Russon, Matt Stroud, and edited and narrated by Jillian Jalali. 

Original music, scoring, and editing by Kory Hilpmann.

CIVIL is a new podcast from the team at the Court Junkie Podcast. 

Oct 24, 2022
INTRO TO CIVIL - The OJ Simpson Civil Trial
00:00

In this intro episode, we dive into the only legal way the families of Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown-Simpson received justice - through the civil court. 

This episode was researched by Nicole Gusmerotti, written by Matt Stroud, and edited and narrated by Jillian Jalali. 

Original music, scoring, and editing by Kory Hilpmann.

CIVIL is a podcast from the team at Court Junkie Podcast. 

Oct 24, 2022
CIVIL Trailer
00:01:57
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Jul 11, 2022