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John J. Flynn

Posted 2009-05-11 by Pat Wilson
FLYNN, John J.
Services for John J. Flynn, 55, a Phoenix attorney who became widely known for his success in defending persons charged with serious crimes, will be 1:30 p.m. today in A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams.
Mr. Flynn, of Gilbert, died Jan. 26, 1980, in Flagstaff. He gained national attention in 1966 when he successfully argued the landmark Miranda case before the U. S. Supreme Court, where it was ruled that a person charged with crimes had a right to remain silent and to seek counsel.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy G.; children, Patricia Guy, Kathryn Kies, Mary, Justin, Sean, Jacob, John, Michael and Terry Flynn.
Published in The Arizona Republic Wednesday, January 30, 1980.

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