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Glenn Kirschner: Jury convicts Oath Keepers of seditious conspiracy, obstructing official proceedings & other crimes

02/12/2022

November 29,2022

A federal jury in Washington, DC, has convicted the head of the Oath Keepers, Elmer Stewart Rhodes, and four other defendants of multiple federal felonies for their attack on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021. The two leaders of the Oath Keepers, Rhodes and Kelly Meggs, were convicted of a rarely used criminal charge – seditious conspiracy.

This video discusses why these guilty verdicts are so important as federal prosecutors prepare to try future seditious conspiracy cases against additional members of the Oath Keepers, members of the Proud Boys and others

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. He hosts the Justice Matters podcast.

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