The January 6 Project

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The January 6 Project considers the legal and policy challenges arising out of the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, when thousands of President Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol during the congressional certification of then-President-Elect Biden’s electoral victory. The homepage of the January 6 Project is here, where you will find significant documents, congressional hearings, case information and other materials related to the attack, in addition to articles and podcasts.

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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.

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What We Do and Don’t Know About the FBI’s Mar-a-Lago Search

The FBI’s surprise search of former President Trump’s residence has raised unanswered questions and engendered wide speculation. Here is a guide for the perplexed.

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