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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]
23 Jan 2012, 11:20 am by johntfloyd
Confessions after Illegal Search Should be Suppressed if Influenced by Underlying Illegality, Violation of Forth Amendment By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair There are primarily two types of unlawful confessions: custodial confessions obtained in violation of the Fifth Amendment and confessions obtained as products of an illegal search in violation of the Fourth Amendment. [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]
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]
30 Sep 2011, 8:35 pm by johntfloyd
Federal Judge Says Threat of Mandatory Sentences Used as “Chip” to Coerce Pleas By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair John L. [read post]
13 Jan 2010, 10:55 pm by johntfloyd
Civil Commitment: Pre-Emptive Strike against Future Acts by Convicted Sex Offenders By: Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair In 1999 John Charles Volungus plead guilty in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky to three federal criminal sex offenses: possession of child pornography; receipt of child pornography through interstate commerce by means of a computer; and use of a facility of interstate commerce… [read post]
24 Dec 2008, 12:48 pm
Teachers' Expectation of Privacy By: Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Over the last two months sixteen Houston Independent School District employees, including 11 teachers, have been arrested on drug chargesâ€â [read post]
10 Sep 2009, 9:41 am
Federal Initiatives Aimed at The Continuing Problems of Human Trafficking , Sex Slavery and Exploitation of Children By: Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair It was called "Operation Twisted Traveler"â€â [read post]
16 Apr 2009, 3:43 pm
Factors Contributing to Wrongful Convictions and Unjust Imprisonment By: Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair In a March 16, 2009 article ("Cold Shoulder from Lubbock Officials in Cole Case"), we wrote extensively about the tragic wrongful conviction of Timothy Cole. [read post]
8 Apr 2012, 9:07 am by johntfloyd
Tragedy Stirs debate on Stand Your Ground Laws and Racial Stereotypes By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair In February, 2012, we posted a piece about Texas’ version of the “stand your ground” law which was passed by the Legislature in 2007. [read post]
20 Jan 2010, 10:28 am by johntfloyd
Court Describes Federal Sentencing Disparities as “A Picture of Injustice” By: Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair In 1984 the United States Congress enacted the Sentencing Reform Act (“SRA”), and as part of the Act, Congress created the United States Sentencing Commission (“Commission”) to “establish sentencing policies and practices for the Federal criminal justice system. [read post]
23 Sep 2009, 7:53 am
Video Taped Consensual Sex with Minor Gets Federal Time By: Houston Criminal Defense Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair The federal statute that governs the production of child pornography provides, in part, that "any person who employs, uses, persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any minor to engage in . . . any sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing any visual depiction of such conduct or for the purpose of transmitting a live visual… [read post]
23 Jul 2010, 11:48 pm by johntfloyd
Criminal Defense Attorneys Must File Objections to Pre-Sentence Report in Federal Criminal Cases to Protect Appellate Rights By: Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair The United States Congress, with the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, established the U.S. [read post]
4 Jul 2012, 4:05 pm by johntfloyd
Supreme Court Holds Eighth Amendment Prohibits Mandatory Life without Parole Sentences in Juvenile Homicide Cases - By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Billy Sinclair - The Juveniles:Evan Miller and Kuntrell Jackson had a lot in common in their childhoods as Lyle Denniston described in a March 12, 2012 SC0TUSblog post: they lived in violent homes, suffered from low self-esteem, moral neglect and worse. [read post]
6 May 2010, 3:23 pm by johntfloyd
Houston Police Department Embroiled in Allegations of Brutality Again By Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair In a 2007 blog, Paul Craig Roberts wrote that “ … Americans are in a far greater danger from their own police force than they are from foreign terrorists … The only terrorists most Americans will ever encounter is a policeman with a badge, nightstick, mace and Taser. [read post]
28 Mar 2012, 12:12 pm by johntfloyd
Technology allows Government to Cheat Constitutional Protections By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair The U.S. [read post]
16 Jan 2011, 2:02 am by johntfloyd
Courts Stretch Logic and Allow Government Land Grab in Child Porn Case By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Former President George W. [read post]
9 Mar 2009, 4:33 pm
Power Corrupted and the Struggle for the Rule of Law By: Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos recently announced that local defense attorneys will be provided with copies "offense report(s)' prepared by police in criminal cases. [read post]
26 Jul 2012, 12:08 pm by johntfloyd
Congress Uses Fear of Child Pornography to Justify Orwellian Surveillance of Private Internet Usage By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair Let us be clear at the outset. [read post]