Hundreds of Jan. 6 Cases
At the heart of the Jan. 6 investigation are the cases against the riot suspects.
- From: The New York Times
- Published: 2022-08-21
- URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/21/briefing/jan-6-attack-riot-suspects.html
- Author: Ian Prasad Philbrick
- Description: Briefing on the Jan. 6 attack against Capitol and news reporting of the event.
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- People from all 50 states have been prosecuted.
- Most are white men from middle- or working-class backgrounds, but there are also women, Hispanic people, Black people.
- A lot have military backgrounds.
- There are also professional people, which is unusual for an event involving far-right extremism: doctors, a State Department aide, business owners,
- people who flew there on a private jet.
- Most have been charged with misdemeanors and have gotten little to no prison time.
- Others have been charged with assaulting police officers or damaging government property.
- And a few hundred people have been charged with obstructing Congress’ certification that day of the Electoral College vote.
- About 350 defendants have pleaded guilty, and more than 200 have been sentenced.
- About half a dozen have gotten four years or more, and two have gotten more than seven years.
- The government is still arresting people, and prosecutors estimate around 2,000 could ultimately face charges.
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Alan Feuer, The New York Times, Jan. 6, Jan. 6 investigation
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