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Glenn Kirschner: DC Court Makes it Easier to Jail Insurrectionists Pending Trial; Prosecutors Hint at New Conspiracy


July 09 2021

Two important developments in the insurrection cases: First, A DC appellate court issued an opinion that should make it somewhat easier to keep insurrection defendants jailed pending trial. Here is a review of that opinion.

Second, a new filing by prosecutors in one of the insurrection cases suggests that they are contemplating pursuing a “hub-and-spoke” conspiracy prosecuting that could spell real trouble for Donald Trump. Here’s why . . .

About Glenn Kirschner

Glenn Kirschner brings analysis and insight to legal issues of the day, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor and Army JAG. Glenn is an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst and teaches criminal law at George Washington University.

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