Prosecuting the Insurrectionists

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Prosecutors have charged more than 840 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

What We Do and Don't Know about the FBI's Mar-a-Lago Search, Scott R. Anderson, Matt Gluck, Quinta Jurecic, Tyler McBrien, Natalie K. Orpett, Katherine Pompilio, Alan Z. Rozenshtein, Tia Sewell, and Benjamin Wittes (Aug. 9, 2022)

How to Evaluate Progress in the Justice Department's Jan. 6 Investigation, Quinta Jurecic, Natalie K. Orpett, Peter Strzok, and Benjamin Wittes (July 27, 2022)

Is the Justice Department Meeting the Moment?, Quinta Jurecic and Natalie Orpett (July 21, 2022)

In Defense of the Justice Department, Benjamin Wittes (July 20, 2022)

Dissecting the Justice Department’s Prosecutorial Decisions on Navarro, Meadows, and Scavino, Rohini Kurup and Jonathan Shaub (July 20, 2022)

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