A listicle of in-the-weeds takeaways from Lawfare’s Oath Keepers trial correspondent.
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Because there was no concrete plan to storm the Capitol, the defendants have been able to argue that their rhetoric was no more than that: rhetoric.
A dispatch from the trial of the leader of the Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes, and his co-defendants.
Far-right extremists have done little to disguise how they crowdfund their activities and legal defenses.
Many Jan. 6 defendants are seeking to move the locations of their trials to avoid alleged bias among jurors in Washington. Are they likely to succeed?
In both the attack on the Capitol and the standoff at the Tennessee courthouse, members of the Oath Keepers promoted self-serving, distorted “patriotic” rhetoric to justify criminal acts against government officials.
The Oath Keepers, one of the premier anti-government movements in the United States that boasts a purported membership in the thousands, is facing an existential threat.