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Lawfare Live: Trump Indicted in Connection with Jan. 6

Benjamin Wittes, Roger Parloff, Quinta Jurecic, Scott R. Anderson, Natalie K. Orpett, Anna Bower, Anna Hickey
Tuesday, August 1, 2023, 7:08 PM
Join Benjamin Wittes, Quinta Jurecic, Scott Anderson, Natalie Orpett, Roger Parloff, and Anna Bower for a discussion of the recent Trump indictment.

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On August 1,  a D.C. grand jury voted to indict former President Donald Trump in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.  

On Tuesday August 1, at 7 p.m. ET, Lawfare Editor in Chief Benjamin Wittes, alongside Lawfare Executive Editor Natalie Orpett, Lawfare Senior Editors Scott Anderson, Quinta Jurecic, and Roger Parloff and Lawfare Legal Fellow Anna Bower will host a Lawfare Live to unpack the indictment.

Material supporters will receive a link to join a Zoom webinar and will be able to ask questions during the livestream. It will be livestreamed on YouTube for all other viewers. Find the livestream here.

If you can’t attend the live event, the recording will be available immediately afterward on Lawfare’s website and on Lawfare’s YouTube channel. Event audio will also be available the following morning on The Lawfare Podcast.

Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several books.
Roger Parloff is a journalist based in Washington, D.C. In recent years, he has regularly contributed to Yahoo Finance and Air Mail News, and has also been published in The New York Times, ProPublica, New York, and For 12 years, he was the main legal correspondent at Fortune Magazine. He is an attorney who no longer practices. He is a senior editor at Lawfare.
Quinta Jurecic is a fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and a senior editor at Lawfare. She previously served as Lawfare's managing editor and as an editorial writer for the Washington Post.
Scott R. Anderson is a fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and a Senior Fellow in the National Security Law Program at Columbia Law School. He previously served as an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State and as the legal advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.
Natalie Orpett is the executive editor of Lawfare and deputy general counsel of the Lawfare Institute. She was previously an attorney at the law firm Jenner & Block, where she focused on investigations and government controversies, and also maintained an active pro bono practice. She served as civilian counsel to a defendant in the Guantanamo Military Commissions for more than eight years. She also served as counsel to the National Security and Foreign Policy Legal Team of the Biden-Harris Transition Team.
Anna Bower is Lawfare’s Legal Fellow and Courts Correspondent. Anna holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Cambridge and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School. She joined Lawfare as a recipient of Harvard’s Sumner M. Redstone Fellowship in Public Service. Prior to law school, Anna worked as a judicial assistant for a Superior Court judge in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit of Georgia. She also previously worked as a Fulbright Fellow at Anadolu University in Eskişehir, Turkey. A native of Georgia, Anna is based in Atlanta and Washington, D.C.
Anna Hickey is the associate editor for communications of Lawfare. She holds a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies: communications, legal studies, economics, and government with a minor in international studies from American University.

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