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Update on Joey Watkins Case: Part III

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Last month we shared a two-part update on the Joey Watkins case.  Part I detailed Joey’s innocence and how previous decision-makers have turned a blind eye to that fact.  Part II explained the background behind Joey’s recent unsuccessful attempt to appeal a 2018 decision dismissing his habeas corpus petition. Though the State is entitled to […]

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Update on Joey Watkins Case: Part II

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Last week, in a two-sentence decision, the powers that be again turned a blind eye to Joey Watkins’ quest for justice. Here’s the background. Over fifteen years after Joey’s wrongful imprisonment for the murder of Isaac Dawkins and during an extraordinarily intensive investigation into Joey’s case by the Undisclosed podcast and by the Georgia Innocence […]

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June 2019 Update on Joey Watkins Case: Part I

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Joey Watkins is innocent. You don’t have to take our word for it. Take the word of Dr. Paul Steffes, a well-respected scientist and professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, who has testified in a number of criminal cases as an expert witness for the prosecution – including in the September 2000 hearing that […]

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Joey Watkins / Undisclosed update: Trial Tapes Litigation

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Remember during Season 2 of Undisclosed how you could listen to Mark Free’s trial audio, but every time the Undisclosed team wanted to quote from Joey’s trial, Susan, Rabia and/or Colin had to read from the trial transcript? That’s because the judge and court reporter in Floyd County refused to release the audio recordings of Joey’s […]

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Undisclosed Season 2 – The State v. Joey Watkins

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Undisclosed Season 2 The State v. Joey Watkins Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, at the place where the Coosa and Oostanaula rivers meet to form the Etowah River, and built on seven hills, is the city of Rome, Georgia. It’s a large little town, and serves as the seat of Floyd County. […]