Reading Between The Lines Of Plea Deals In The Capitol Riot Cases


by BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News— A judge accepted the 100th guilty plea in the Jan. 6 cases on Wednesday. View Entire Post ›

The Independent—Judge: Sentence in Capitol riot case should send message. A federal judge hopes a three-month sentence handed down after new video of the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot emerged will send a message to other defendants who don’t seem to be truly accepting responsibility

CNN—Garland defends DOJ against criticisms about charging decisions in Capitol riot cases. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday defended the Justice Department against claims that it is not charging the rioters who breached the US Capitol on January 6 harshly enough.

Mail Online—Aaron Carter avoids jail after striking plea deal in 2017 DUI case. Aaron Carter has avoided jail after reaching a plea deal in his 2017 DUI case in which he was stopped by police in Habersham, Georgia and declined to submit to a breathalyzer test.