A year after Jan. 6, attack on the U.S. Capitol lives on in hundreds of court cases

States Newsroom analyzed court documents laying out cases against 412 defendants from the 26 states with a States Newsroom outlet, including Idaho

By: - March 7, 2022 4:20 am
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In this file photo, thousands of former President Donald Trump’s supporters storm the U.S. Capitol building following a “Stop the Steal” rally on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. The protesters stormed the historic building, breaking windows and clashing violently with police. Trump supporters had gathered in the nation’s capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory over Trump in the 2020 election. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Correction: An earlier version of this report misstated the first name of Pamela Hemphill of Boise.

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.