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The January 6 Project

A Crucial Appeal for Capitol Riot Prosecutions: D.C. Circuit to Hear Arguments Challenging the Felony Charge Used in 290 Cases

If an appellate panel affirms the dismissals of the charges in the trilogy of cases involving Jan. 6 rioters on Dec. 12, it would needlessly annihilate hundreds of Capitol siege charges aimed at exceedingly serious conduct.

The January 6 Project

The Dry Run: The Ouster of a County Official as an ‘Insurrectionist’ Creates Ominous Precedents for Trump

Though other courts have referred to the Capitol riot in passing as an “insurrection,” Judge Francis Mathew is the first to apply that term to the riot in a formal, rigorous way in a case against a New Mexico county official, Couy Griffin.

U.S. Capitol

House Hearing on Capitol Police Budget Request for Fiscal 2022

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., the House Appropriations Legislative Branch Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the fiscal 2022 Capitol Police budget request. The subcommittee will hear testimony from Yogananda Pittman, the acting Capitol Police chief.

You can watch the livestream here or below:

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