John Douglas Lloyd’s Guides

John Douglas Lloyd

Birmingham Appeals Lawyer.

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  1. Liberty - When A Court Takes Away A Right

    Written by attorney John Lloyd, about 1 year ago.

    July 3, 2013 On the eve of Independence Day, 2013, I was thinking about talking about the Declaration of Independence, freedom, our rights and privileges, and some thoughts on the current state of affairs in Alabama and America. I was going to re-post the Declaration of Independe...

  2. Police and Your Cell Phone – The Scary State of Alabama Law

    Written by attorney John Lloyd, about 1 year ago.

    If you were to get arrested, would you think the police could look through your smart phone to find evidence of your wrongdoing? Would it surprise you to learn that in Alabama our caselaw would allow a police to search through your phone if you are arrested for any reason? Sadly...

  3. Thoughts on Split Sentences and Probation

    Written by attorney John Lloyd, about 1 year ago.

    Recently, the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has taken up a number of cases involving defendants who have pleaded guilty, received a split sentence (which was illegal in some form or fashion) and had the split sentence revoked. The central question in these cases has been this...

  4. Your DNA, the Government and Cold Cases

    Written by attorney John Lloyd, about 1 year ago.

    In April of 2009, Alonzo King was arrested in Maryland after he threatened a group of people with a shotgun and was later charged with a couple of counts of assault. Pursuant to a Maryland law that allows law enforcement to obtain a DNA sample of people accused of crimes of viole...

  5. FAQs about Criminal Appeals in Alabama

    Written by attorney John Lloyd, over 1 year ago.

    My name is J.D. Lloyd and I help folks convicted of crimes continue their fight for justice. One of the ways I help might clients continue to fight is by appealling their convictions to a higher court. Since I practice in Birmingham, Alabama, most of my appeals are to the Alabama...

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