“[I’]m a capitol police officer who agrees with your political stance,” Michael Riley allegedly wrote an unnamed Capitol rioter the next day.
A judge accepted the 100th guilty plea in the Jan. 6 cases on Wednesday.
100 Capitol Rioters Have Pleaded Guilty. Here’s What Their Cases Show About The Jan. 6 Investigation.
Guilty pleas are stacking up. Here’s what rioters are admitting to, and what they and the government are getting out of these deals.
The judge held DC jail officials in contempt for failing to follow an order regarding medical treatment for an incarcerated alleged Capitol rioter.
SB 8 is in effect again after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay after a judge blocked the ban Wednesday.
A Texas Healthcare Provider Said They've Resumed Abortions — For Now — After A Judge Blocked The State's Ban
A judge on Wednesday found that Texas’s six-week abortion ban was “flagrantly unconstitutional.”
“This Court will not sanction one more day of this offensive deprivation of such an important right,” Judge Robert Pitman wrote.
“There have to be consequences for participating in an attempted violent overthrow of the government, beyond sitting at home,” Judge Tanya Chutkan said.
A Judge Asked Why Texas Didn’t Enforce Its Own Abortion Ban If It’s “Confident” The Law Is Constitutional
The Justice Department is asking a judge to block Texas’s SB 8, which deputizes private individuals to sue to enforce a six-week abortion ban.
Joel McElvain, a 20-year veteran of the DOJ, left in 2018 after the Trump administration decided to stop defending the Affordable Care Act.
A Judge Questioned Why The Government Didn’t Charge A Capitol Rioter Who Talked About Shooting Pelosi With A Harsher Crime
A prosecutor said they didn’t prosecute Dawn Bancroft for making a threat, because she made the comment about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as she was leaving the Capitol.
Republican Lawmakers Are Pressing Ahead With Anti-Abortion Laws, With Or Without The Supreme Court’s Help
A fight over Georgia’s six-week ban shows what state-level anti-abortion efforts could look like depending on whatever the Supreme Court does next.
A judge rebuffed the government’s argument that releasing more surveillance videos posed a national security risk.
"Justice For J6" Says They're Rallying For Nonviolent Offenders. Most Alleged Capitol Rioters In Jail Are Charged With Violent Crimes.
The “Justice for J6” rally is being pitched as support for “nonviolent offenders,” but that doesn’t describe charges against most defendants in jail.
Judges nominated by Donald Trump have staked out strong anti-abortion stances in their short time on the bench.
SB 8, which has effectively stopped most abortions in Texas, took effect after the Supreme Court refused to step in this month.
Jacob Chansley pleaded guilty to one felony charge for obstructing Congress.
It usually takes the Supreme Court months to rule in a case. But there’s a back door, and it’s getting a lot of use.
Douglas Jensen was caught in his garage with an iPhone less than a month after a judge released him from jail on the condition he couldn’t go online.
The law bans abortions after the 6th week of pregnancy and deputizes private citizens to file lawsuits to enforce it.