About a week before the Jan. 6 attack, there was an "escalation" of then-President Donald Trump's demands about election fraud allegations, a former acting deputy attorney general testified.
The case is currently being investigated by the FBI and the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division is prosecuting the case.
The U.S. Department of Justice has asked a federal judge to force Georgia’s Department of Corrections to comply with a wide-ranging subpoena issued as part of the agency's investigation of Georgia prison conditions.
A jury found Guy Reffitt guilty on all counts for his participation in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol. The case has been widely watched by other defendants as a potential bellwether.
In the biggest Capitol riot case yet, 11 Oath Keepers stand charged of seditious conspiracy. The government faces steep challenges in proving them guilty of the hefty and rare charges.
NPR has identified previously undisclosed connections between the far-right anti-government group the Oath Keepers and defendants charged in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
More than 100 people charged in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol have pleaded guilty. But others are promising to take their cases to trial, including some who have decided to represent themselves.
The investigation was sparked by complaints from civil rights groups and others who have expressed concerns about inmate safety. At least 26 prisoners died in Georgia prisons by confirmed or suspected homicide last year, and 18 have died so far in 2021.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that 22-year-old Christian Secor, charged in connection to the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot, should be released but must surrender access to firearms and other conditions.
Federal Trade Commission nominee Lina Khan and presidential adviser Tim Wu have advocated for new rules to curb the power of the tech giants.
State officials say they were blindsided this week by the legal action alleging brutal and unconstitutional conditions in the state's prisons.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge describes the reasoning behind the antitrust lawsuit against Google filed by the Justice Department and 11 state attorneys general.
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Several counties and school districts in Georgia have received federal grants aimed at improving school safety. The Department of Justice last week...
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