Former Trump White House trade adviser Peter Navarro was convicted last year for defying a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
Dominic Pezzola was sentenced to 10 years. Ethan Nordean was sentenced to 18 years. Judge Timothy Kelly called the events of Jan. 6 "a national disgrace."
Gov. Brian Kemp is signing tougher penalties for gang crimes into Georgia law. Senate Bill 44 adds a mandatory five years to prison sentences for anyone convicted of a gang crime.
Georgia senators are advancing a bill that would make prison sentences harsher for gang crimes. Senate Bill 44 would add a mandatory five years to sentences for anyone convicted of a gang crime and 10 years for anyone convicted of recruiting minors into a gang.
Brittany Martin, 34, was convicted of breaching the peace in a high and aggravated manner, and may have to give birth in prison. An advocate notes that some Jan. 6 rioters are serving far less time.
In a dissent, Chief Justice Bernette Johnson compared Fair Wayne Bryant's sentence to "Pig Laws" in the years after Reconstruction, which enacted harsh penalties for theft and other petty crimes.