A year after Jan. 6, attack on the U.S. Capitol lives on in hundreds of court cases

By: - March 6, 2022 10:00 am
Police clash with supporters of President Donald Trump during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. (Alex Kent/Tennessee Lookout)

Police clash with supporters of President Donald Trump during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. (Alex Kent/Tennessee Lookout)

 

A mob of Trump supporters destroys multimedia equipment during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. (Alex Kent/Tennessee Lookout)

 

Supporters of President Donald Trump riot Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to stop Congress from certifying the results of the presidential election. (Alex Kent/Tennessee Lookout)

 

Of the 412 defendants in the U.S. Capitol attack analyzed by States Newsroom, 150 implicated themselves in their own social media. (Alex Kent/Tennessee Lookout)

 

Police clash with supporters of President Donald Trump during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. (Alex Kent/Tennessee Lookout)

 

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi pauses for a moment of silence alongside fellow lawmakers and congressional staff members as they participate in a prayer vigil Jan. 6, 2022, to commemorate the anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

 

Will Pope, seen in a confrontation with Trinity Carpenter during an Aug. 25, 2020, demonstration at City Hall in Topeka, was indicted by a grand jury in D.C. on federal charges related to the Jan. 6 attack on democracy. (Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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