Case Update

Joey Watkins Granted Bond

Joey Watkins embraces his parents immediately after being released from Floyd County Jail We wanted to share some good news to kick off the new year! For the first time in more than 22 years, last night Joey Watkins went to sleep outside of prison walls- safe and at home with his family. But while

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GA SUPREME COURT UNANIMOUSLY AFFIRMS HABEAS RELIEF FOR JOEY WATKINS

Convicted of murder in Floyd County in 2001, Watkins has maintained his innocence from the beginning and gained national attention after being featured on the podcast “Undisclosed”. This morning, the Supreme Court of Georgia unanimously affirmed habeas relief for Joey!  This means Joey’s conviction is vacated and a new trial granted! HOWEVER, Joey will not

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GA Supreme Court to hear Oral Arguments for the Joey Watkins’ Case on October 4th, 2022

We now have a date set for oral arguments in Joey Watkins’ case. On October 4th, 2022, Joey’s lawyers from GIP and co-counsel Ben Goldberg will go before the Georgia Supreme Court to convince the Justices that the lower court was correct in ruling in Joey’s favor. In case you need a refresher, after years

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Georgia Attorney General’s Office Files Appeal in Joey Watkins Case

Georgia Attorney General’s Office Files Appeal in Joey Watkins Case Yesterday we received the disappointing news that the Georgia Attorney General filed a notice of appeal in Joey Watkins’ case. Read the notice here: https://bit.ly/3FaEvWz In the video below, two of Joey’s attorneys discuss what this new development means and what’s next for Joey.

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