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Ex-Trump Appointee Accused Of Assaulting Police In Capitol Riot, 'Danger' To Public

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| Judge Zia Faruqui said Federico Klein's alleged role in the deadly siege, while he was still a government aide, makes him a menace. She said he "was literally directing people" to confront officers.

Prosecutors: Oath Keepers' Founder Was In Direct Contact With Capitol Rioters


In a new filing, federal prosecutors allege that Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was in direct contact before and on Jan. 6 with individuals who stormed the Capitol.

Judge Rejects QAnon Shaman's Bid For Early Release From Jail


Jacob Chansley, one of the most recognizable people who stormed the U.S. Capitol, will remain in jail ahead of his trial for charges related to the Jan. 6 riot.

Roberts Accuses Supreme Court Justices Of 'Turning Judges Into Advice Columnists'


In an 8-1 vote, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of two former students blocked from expressing religious opinions on campus. But Roberts protested, keeping the case alive after the college caved.

Trial Of Former Officer Derek Chauvin Set To Begin Monday


The former Minneapolis officer accused of killing George Floyd faces charges of second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. The trial will begin with jury selection, which could take weeks.

Derek Chauvin, Charged With George Floyd's Death, May Face Additional Murder Charge


The former Minneapolis police officer is to be tried on charges of second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter starting next week. A charge of third-degree murder had been dismissed earlier.

Supreme Court Makes It Harder For Undocumented Immigrants To Fight Deportation


The court's 5-to-3 ruling came in the case of a man who had lived in the U.S. for 25 years but who had used a fake Social Security card to get a job as a janitor.

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes


A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen.

Supreme Court Seems Ready To Uphold Restrictive Voting Laws


The court heard arguments in a case that could allow state legislatures to make it more difficult for some to vote. The arguments centered on a key portion of the Voting Rights Act.