Lead Prosecutor In Trump Inauguration Protest Trial Sanctioned For Due Process Violations Has Been Made Head Of Her Department

By Chip Gibbons, Rightsanddissent.org -

DC jurors weren’t particularly impressed with Assistant US Attorney Jennifer Kerkhoff’s claims that attending a protest makes one part of a conspiracy, as they failed to convict any of the nearly [...]

Last Remaining Charges Dismissed Against Trump Inauguration Protesters

By Chip Gibbons, Rightsanddissent.org -

The US Attorney’s Office (USAO) have announced they are moving to dismiss without prejudice all charges against the remaining 38 protesters arrested during Donald Trump’s Inauguration. The [...]

More Acquittals, Dropped Charges In Inauguration Protesters’ Trials

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

Washington, DC–A defendant in the Inauguration Day protest trials was found not guilty by jury trial on Monday. Casey Webber was acquitted of all felony and misdemeanor charges against him [...]

Judge Finds J20 Prosecutors Failed To Disclose Exculpatory Evidence, Mulls Sanctions

By Chip Gibbons, Rightsanddissent.org -

The prosecution in the J20 case was dealt another major setback today as Chief Judge Robert Morin found that they failed to disclose to the defense parts of an undercover video containing clearly [...]

Second Trump Inauguration Protest Trial Begins

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

Washington, DC – The second trial of protesters mass-arrested at an ‘antifascist, anti-capitalist’ march during President Trump’s inauguration on January 20 (J20), 2017 has begun in DC Superior [...]

Seven Things You Can Do To Support The J20 Defendants

By Staff, crimethinc.com -

By Staff of Crimeth Inc - The inauguration defendants aren’t an isolated case. The broad use of conspiracy allegations will have a massive impact on all movements for social justice. The [...]

As Trial Begins, Trump Protest Attendees Face 60 Years In Prison

By Chris Steele, truth-out.org -

By Chris Steele for Truthout - A combined total of 12,000 years in prison is what close to 200 protestors, journalists and legal observers are facing from attending a protest at the January 20 [...]

Nurse Fights ‘Collective Punishment’ Of Trump Inauguration Protesters

By Mark Hand, thinkprogress.org -

By Mark Hand for Think Progress - Britt Lawson, a registered nurse from Pittsburgh, traveled to Washington in January to serve as a volunteer medic for a weekend of protest activities against [...]

Group Investigating Police On Inauguration Day Has History Supporting Police

By Sarah Lazare, theintercept.com -

By Sarah Lazare for The Intercept - A CONSULTANT PAID by the Washington, D.C., City Council to investigate the Metropolitan Police Department’s crackdown on Inauguration Day protesters is coming [...]

Charges Against Journalists Covering Inauguration Protest

By Chip Gibbons, www.rightsanddissent.org -

By Chip Gibbons for Defending Rights & Dissent - Defending Rights & Dissent was joined by a number of press freedom groups, including Freedom of the Press Foundation, Free Press, Pen America, and [...]

Pursuit Of Inauguration-Day Protesters Threatens Dissent

By Chip Gibbons, www.thenation.com -

By Chip Gibbons for The Nation - Late next month, the first mass trial will be held for some of the roughly 200 people facing years—or even decades—in prison after being arrested during an [...]

Judge Orders Limits On Warrant Seeking Info On Anti-Trump Site

By Kate Conger, www.gizmodo.com -

By Kate Conger for Gizmodo - A judge ordered the web hosting company DreamHost to redact identifying information about visitors to a website used to coordinate a protest during President Trump’s [...]

D.C. Police Threw More Than 70 Grenades At Inauguration Protesters

By Baynard Woods, www.therealnews.com -

By Baynard Woods for The Real News Network - MPD deployed the weapons during massive protests of Donald Trump’s inauguration. At some point around 10:00 a.m. on the morning of the inauguration [...]

EFF Urges Stronger Oversight Of DOJ’s Digital Search Of J20 Protestor Website

By Stephanie Lacambra, www.eff.org -

By Stephanie Lacambra for EFF - District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Robert Morin ruled today that DreamHost must comply with federal prosecutors’ narrowed warrant seeking communications and [...]

DOJ Drops Request For IP Addresses From Trump Resistance Site

By Morgan Chalfant, www.thehill.com -

By Morgan Chalfant for The Hill - The government said in a brief released Tuesday that it has "no interest" in the 1.3 million IP addresses related to the website disruptj20.org. It says it is [...]

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