Jami Floyd appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
-Jami Floyd, It's A Free Country blogger.
Friday, July 01, 2011
Friday, July 01, 2011
The case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is crumbling, even before it really got underway. The accuser, it seems, not only lacks the credibility to proceed, the allegations themselves appear to be caught up in misstatements and untruths.
So, what are the lessons of what will undoubtedly come to be known as The Strauss-Kahn Affair?
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
-Jami Floyd, on why Blagojevich will likely recieve a harsh penalty.
Monday, June 27, 2011
-Jami Floyd, comparing the gay marriage legislative battles in California and New York.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Jami Floyd, legal analyst, sometime guest host for The Brian Lehrer Show, and IAFC blogger, and Jeffrey Rosen, professor of law at The George Washington University and the legal affairs editor of The New Republic, discuss the decisions that came down from the Supreme Court today.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Anthony Weiner has finally resigned, but not before leading the country on a nearly three-week odyssey of sexual imagery, social media and lies. As a lawyer, journalist and political analyst, I have paid close attention to how Weiner has handled his communications strategy. As a New Yorker and news consumer, I have been amazed that, yet another intelligent and ambitious man in high places has made all the wrong choices.
Monday, June 06, 2011
-Jami Floyd, on the case against former presidential candidate John Edwards.
Friday, June 03, 2011
The Supreme Court's term ends in mere weeks and there are still a few hot potatoes on their plates, from privacy issues to freedom of speech to limiting the size of classes in a class action lawsuit. These are cases that have a potential for big impact, depending on how the judges come down.
We put our heads together with legal analyst and It's a Free Country blogger Jami Floyd to break down a few of these remaining cases and explain what impact they may have.
Friday, May 20, 2011
We're at the end of a week of nonstop, breathless coverage of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case. It has dominated headlines around the world, but nowhere more so than in his Native France, and here in New York, where the former IMF Chair stands accused of attempted rape and sexual abuse.
Friday, May 06, 2011
When President Obama made the announcement this week that U.S. Navy Seals had killed Osama bin Laden, the first question everyone asked was, How can he be so sure?
The answer: DNA.
As a criminal defense attorney, legal analyst and journalist who covered the innocence movement from its inception, I ...
Tuesday, May 03, 2011
-Jami Floyd, on the reactions to the news of Osama bin Laden's death.
Monday, May 2, 2011
Is “stop-and-frisk” an effective preemptive strategy for crime prevention or a case of racial profiling? Join panelists on both sides of the issue in The Greene Space to discuss how "stop-and-frisk" affects New Yorkers in their everyday lives.
Friday, April 22, 2011
The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival is in full swing, here in New York, celebrating it’s tenth year with a bevy of science fiction, drama and even horror films to capture the imagination. But the genre in which I am most interested, this time around, is a love story - disguised as a documentary.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Today marks the sixteenth anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing in which 168 U.S. citizens, including nineteen children, lost their lives.
Timothy McVeigh, a militia movement member, the mastermind of the plot, was seeking revenge against the federal government for the Justice Department’s handling of the Waco siege, which had ended in the deaths of 76 people, exactly two years earlier. He hoped to inspire a revolt against what he considered to be a tyrannical federal government. McVeigh was executed in 2001, but anti-government fanaticism did not die with him.
Saturday, April 16, 2011
The lessons of the Bay of Pigs haven’t been learned at all. Since the brilliant disaster, we have been to Vietnam, Cambodia, Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Afghanistan, and back to Iraq again, with military force. And now there is Libya. Some of these have arguably benefited U.S. interests. Most have not.
- Jami Floydon the 50th anniversary of the disastrous 'Bay of Pigs' invasion to depose Fidel Castro
Friday, April 15, 2011
More than 14,000 books that have been written about his presidency and assassination. Why the fascination? Simply put, Lincoln was the greatest president of the world’s greatest democracy.
— Jami Floyd marking the 146th anniversary of President Lincoln's death.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
The Winklevoss twins keep suing over Facebook, but sometimes long-term lawsuits pay off. Jami Floyd, legal analyst, sometime guest host for the Brian Lehrer Show, and IAFC blogger, fields calls about what goes into decisions about when to sue, when to appeal, and when to give up the case.