Prosecuting the Insurrectionists

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Prosecutors have charged more than 675 individuals in federal court in connection with the Jan. 6 attack. The Department of Justice keeps a comprehensive list of those charged, along with certain key documents, here. The Program on Extremism at George Washington University has also collected key court records for each case here, along with a demographic and geographic analysis of all the accused. ProPublica has compiled a collection of video exhibits that the government is using in certain of these cases here. Use the button below to view selected documents related to certain criminal prosecutions that have drawn particular attention. You can also find Lawfare's coverage of the prosecutions below.


 Selected Prosecution Documents


Recent Lawfare Coverage

The Lawfare Podcast: Roger Parloff on the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Prosecutions, Jen Patja Howell (Nov. 15, 2021)

What Do—and Will—the Criminal Prosecutions of the Jan. 6 Capitol Rioters Tell Us? Roger Parloff (Nov. 4, 2021)

The Lawfare Podcast: Carissa Hessick on Jan. 6 Plea Bargains, Jen Patja Howell (Oct. 19, 2021)

Are the Jan. 6 Plea Deals Too Lenient? Carissa Byrne Hessick (Oct. 11, 2021) 

The Lawfare Podcast: The FBI, Social Media and Jan. 6, Jen Patja Howell (July 29, 2021)

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