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8 Jan 2009, 4:28 pm
Reasonable Doubt; Foundation of a Free Society By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Mr. [read post]
6 Sep 2008, 10:37 pm
By: Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer John Floyd and Senior Paralegal Billy Sinclair In July 2008 a Schleicher County grand jury indicted five members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, including FLDS leader Warren Jeffs, on sexual assault of children charges and a sixth member for failure to report a child abuse charge. [read post]
2 Mar 2011, 3:03 pm by johntfloyd
Texas Legislature Pushing to Allow Concealed Guns on College Campuses, Penalties for Felon in Possession Increase By Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair The Texas Legislature appears poised to join Utah in enacting legislation that would allow guns on college campuses (an issue rejected in 23 other states). [read post]
2 Oct 2008, 10:38 pm
"Role Playing" in Cybersex Conversations Could be a Legitimate Defense in § 2422(b) Internet Solicitation Cases By: Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer John Floyd and Mr. [read post]
5 Oct 2009, 9:46 am
Governor's abrupt Dismissal of Chairman, Two Members of Texas Forensic Science Commission on Eve of Hearing Smacks of Political Cover-up By: Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair It is one thing for a governor to have possibly presided over the execution of an innocent man but quite another for that governor to effectively shut down an official investigation into whether the forensic evidence used convict the man was reliable. [read post]
8 Jul 2009, 3:15 pm
Louisiana; Suspects in Criminal Investigations Must Invoke Right to Counsel and Remain Silent, Even if Represented by Counsel By: Houston Criminal Defense Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Former U.S. [read post]
18 Jul 2012, 3:10 pm by johntfloyd
By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Brandi Grissom, writing in the July 5, 2012 edition of the Texas Tribune, reported that 25 percent of the 86 criminal convictions overturned in the State of Texas between 1989 and 2011 involved some form of prosecutorial mistake or misconduct. [read post]
18 Dec 2010, 5:51 pm by johntfloyd
Legislative Rush to Punish “Sex” Offenders Removes Punishment Alternatives, Probation, Unnecessarily Increases Prison Overcrowding By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair In 2008 we posted a piece about the restrictions the Texas Legislature had placed on the availability of probation. [read post]
26 Oct 2008, 7:45 pm
The Critical Need For Timely And Specific Objections During A Criminal Trial By Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair There is rarely a time when a defense attorney does not find the need to object during a criminal trial because the prosecution either attempts to introduce inadmissible evidence or engages in some questionable conduct concerning the proffer of evidence. [read post]
9 Jun 2010, 12:50 pm by johntfloyd
Decreased Police Budget: Increased Unsolved Crime, Botched Investigations, Wrongful Arrests and Convictions By: Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Thomas Hargrove, Scripps Howard News Service, reported last month that 6,000 homicides go unsolved in this country each year. [read post]
20 Sep 2019, 3:30 am by Jack Sharman
This panel I shared with Erica Barnes, John Floyd, and Jamila Hall about “Big Data” at the recent ABA Southeastern White Collar Crime Institute was fun and, one hopes, useful. [read post]
13 Aug 2008, 7:35 pm
By Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Mr. [read post]
11 May 2012, 6:23 pm by johntfloyd
Preserving Error in Cases of “Contumacious” Prosecutorial Misconduct By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Let us say at the outset that many prosecutors are fine, decent people who honorably fulfill their charged task of seeking the truth and justice—to convict the guilty and free the innocent. [read post]
2 Jan 2009, 2:35 pm
Online Solicitation of a Minor Statutes and Free Speech By:   Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair In 2005 the Texas Legislature enacted Article 33.021, Texas Penal Code, which prohibits "sexually explicit" communications between someone who is 17 years or older and someone who "represents himself or herself to be younger than [...] [read post]
8 Mar 2011, 3:42 am by johntfloyd
Sentencing Guidelines, Mandatory Minimums, Safety Valve Encourage Snitches, Promote False Testimony, Prevent Just Sentences By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Anytime a new penal statute uses the term “reform” you can take to it the bank that the result will produce just the opposite; that its objective to correct a perceived and politically charged threat will, more than likely than not, harvest a new crop of worse injustices. [read post]
8 Apr 2009, 11:46 am
Sexting Among Children; Criminal Behavior or Brash Sign of the Times By: Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair First, and foremost, "sexting" among teenagers can be a crime. [read post]
27 Jul 2013, 9:10 am by John Floyd
The John T Floyd Law Firm represents individuals charged with serious criminal charges in state and federal courts in Houston, throughout Texas and nationwide. [read post]
25 Jun 2010, 12:47 am by johntfloyd
Freedom of Speech and Association By: Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Founded in 1974, the Partiya Karkeran Kurdistan (PKK) was established as a Marxist-Leninist insurgent group composed of Turkish Kurds who formed to seek Kurdish independence from Turkey. [read post]
30 Oct 2008, 9:44 am
Flawed, Suggestive Photo Lineups Resulting in Eyewitness Misidentification and Wrongly Convicted By: Houston Criminal Defense Attorney John T. [read post]
22 Mar 2010, 10:13 am by johntfloyd
Federal Judges Split on Issue of Restitution in Possession of Child Pornography Cases By: Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Her name is “Amy.” [read post]