The January 6 Project
Outside during the US Capitol during the January 6, 2021 attack on the building (Tyler Merbler, bit.ly/3s5yBmQ; CC BY 2.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en)
Welcome to the homepage of Lawfare’s January 6 Project: our coverage of the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol and the government's response. Here you will be able to find Lawfare articles and podcasts exploring the many legal and policy issues arising out of the attack, as well as a repository of significant documents, congressional hearings, case information and other related materials.Use the buttons to navigate Lawfare’s collection of primary source documents relating to the congressional response, criminal prosecutions, and civil litigation. And find Lawfare’s analysis and commentary at the links below. This information will be updated continually.
Primary Source Documents
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And it looks like he may get to speak to the grand jurors who indicted his client.
Though less dramatic than the indictment, the report still gives rise to a number of insights into the case.
The issue is complicated, but removal of the Fulton County case to federal court would not be a disaster—and is probably the right answer.
Disqualifying Trump from holding public office under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment is an example of democracy-limiting measures that help preserve democracy.
Among the co-conspirators identified by Jack Smith and Fani Willis are a great number of lawyers—many of whom are also facing potential professional sanctions.
Trump and Meadows have a shot at removing their case to federal court—not because their arguments are good, but because the bar is low.
While Trump's refusal to face facts may be unusual for an ex-president, it's not unusual for a white-collar criminal defendant.
A short primer on the Trump Jan. 6 indictment’s most surprising statute
Don’t look now, but Donald Trump’s lawyer laid out his defense on the Sunday talk shows last weekend.