Media Bank Pertaining to J20 Protest Arrests & Court Cases

This article/media bank collects news articles about the case. There are additional resources useful to this case at the bottom of the page.


-- The Intercept: Group Investigating Police Conduct on Inauguration Day Has History of Siding With Police
-- Sputnik: Nearly 200 US Inauguration Day Protesters Face Trials, Stiff Prison Sentences
-- Defending Rights and Dissent: Press Freedom Groups Join Defending Rights & Dissent in Demanding Charges Be Dropped Against Journalists Arrested When Covering Inauguration Protest
-- New York Times: Journalist Swept Up in Inauguration Day Arrests Faces Trial


-- Partnership for Civil Justice Fund: PCJF Lawsuit Confirms: Police Failed to Issue Dispersal Orders on J20
-- Mask Magazine: It’s a Police State Mentality” — J20 and the Racist Origins of Criminalizing Protest
-- Rust Belt Radio (podcast): Episode 11: State Repression and Movement Defense
-- Public Citizen: Ruling in Trump Protest Case Protects Anonymous Speech but Limits Protections for Organizers
-- Gizmodo:Judge Orders Facebook to Redact Info of Anti-Trump Activists Sought by Feds
-- Washington Post: Judge limits search of Facebook accounts connected to Inauguration Day protests
-- Buzzfeed: A Judge Just Ruled The Government Can Access Facebook Accounts In Inauguration Rioting Case
-- The Real News: Conspiracy Theories: The government's case sets lowbar for conspiracy charges on eve of this week's J20 trial
-- The Skanner: Lawsuit Exposes Police Violated Laws During Trump Inaugural Protests
-- San Antonio Current: Trial for San Antonio Photojournalist Arrested in D.C. Inauguration Day Protest Starts Wednesday
-- The Independent: Trump administration's attempt to access protesters' private Facebook data limited by judge


-- Protesters dance with giant puppets to the Art Museum steps in support of those arrested at Trump's inauguration
-- Austin American Statesman: Texas photojournalist goes on trial in Trump inauguration riot case
-- The Final Straw Radio (podcast): ANTI-REPRESSION PANEL FROM THE NAABC CONFERENCE 2017 (Featuring a presentation on J20)s


-- Washington Examiner: First inauguration rioting trial could send independent journalist, six others to prison


-- USA Today: For almost 200 Inauguration Day protesters, legal battle is only beginning


-- TeleSur: Empire Files: Examining the Erosion of U.S. Civil Liberties


-- Anarchist Agency: The J20 Case – What You Need to Know


-- NBC News 4: DC Judge Reduces 2 Felony Charges Against Inauguration Day 'Rioters'


-- It's Going Down (podcast): All Out to #DropJ20: The Trial and the Path Ahead


-- DCist: D.C. Police Spent $300,000 On Weapons, Equipment For Inauguration


-- Wisconsin Gazette: Records: D.C. police spent $300K to militarize police force for Inauguration Day protests
-- The Real News: Government Continues to Seek Data from Reporter's Cell Phone in Inauguration Protest


-- The District Sentinel (podcast): Sam Menefee-Libey from Dead City Legal Posse on the J20 defendants and the Trump administration’s crackdown on dissent


-- Partnership for Civil Justice Fund: Interview: Crackdown on Trump protesters


-- The Intercept: Hundreds Face Conspiracy Charges For Actions Of A Few During Inauguration Day Protests


-- The Real News: J20 Body Cam Footage No Longer Protected, Despite Prosecution Fears


-- The Nation: The Prosecution of Inauguration-Day Protesters Is a Threat to Dissent
-- LA Times: Which is worse, Trump's anti-media rhetoric, or his prosecution of 2 journalists?


-- TechDirt: Government Drops Its Demand For Data On 6,000 Facebook Users


-- DCist: Government Fights For Inauguration Protesters' Facebook 'Likes' And Reams Of Other Data
-- Politico: Judge wrestles with demand for Facebook data on inaugural protest
-- Gizmodo: Justice Department Drops Request for Names of People Who 'Liked' Anti-Trump Facebook Page


-- The Daily Beast: Feds Use Right-Wing Militia’s Video to Prosecute Trump Protesters
-- Engadet: Judge limits government warrant for info on anti-Trump protest site
-- The Register (UK): Judge tells US govt it has 'no right to rummage' through anti-Trump protest website


-- Dreamhost Blog: The End of the Road
-- Ars Technia: Court significantly reins in what data anti-Trump website must give to feds
-- Washington Post: Judge lets Internet firm redact user-identifying data in information provided to prosecutors in rioting case
-- NBC News: Judge Limits Data Feds Can Get About Anti-Trump Website DisruptJ20
-- Los Angeles Times: Court limits government warrant for data about anti-Trump website
-- CNet: Judge orders limits on warrant for data from anti-Trump site
-- The Hill: Judge orders identities redacted in anti-Trump website data turnover
-- Politico: Judge moves to conceal identities of users behind anti-Trump website
-- Web Hosting Industry Review: Court Orders DreamHost to Identify Anti-Trump Site Subscribers
-- Gizmodo: Judge Orders Limitations on Sweeping DreamHost Warrant Seeking Info on Anti-Trump Site


-- The Real News: Document Shows D.C. Police Threw More Than 70 Grenades at Inauguration Protesters


-- Al Jazeera: US targets anti-Trump activists' Facebook accounts


-- TruthDig: ACLU Fights DOJ Request for Anti-Trump Facebook Users' Info
-- Blasting News: Liked an anti-Trump Facebook page? You are in trouble


-- The Hill: Justice Dept asks Facebook for private info from anti-Trump groups in warrants
-- Buzzfeed: The US Government Is Trying To Get Facebook To Hand Over The Personal Information Of Three Of Its Users
-- The Independent (UK): US Department of Justice demands Facebook account details of anti-Trump activists
-- US News & World Report: DOJ Wants Anti-Trump Facebook Users' Info
-- CNN: DOJ demands Facebook information from 'anti-administration activists'
-- AFP: White House demands Facebook info linked to anti-Trump protests
-- NBC News: Feds Demand Facebook Share Information on Anti-Trump Protesters
-- New York Daily News: Justice Department demands Facebook info on 6,000 users who liked Trump protest page
-- Mashable: The DOJ wants to know if you liked this anti-Trump Facebook page


-- DCist: Prosecutors Are Demanding Facebook's Data On Inauguration Protesters. The ACLU Is Trying To Stop Them
-- Law Newz: DOJ Seeking Info on 6,000 People Who ‘Liked’ Anti-Trump Facebook Page
-- ACLU: Overbroad Search Warrant Implicates Private Pages of Two Local Activists and First Amendment Rights of Thousands of Facebook Users
-- Engadget: ACLU challenges DOJ request for info on 6,000 anti-Trump Facebook users
-- New York Post: Trump administration demands Facebook info on anti-Trump activists
-- National Law Journal: ACLU Moves to Block Facebook Search Warrants for Anti-Trump Protesters


-- FAIR: Corporate Media Analysts’ Indifference to US Journalists Facing 70 Years in Prison
-- Huffington Post: Georgetown Law Professors Tell Jeff Sessions He’s The Wrong Man To Talk About Free Speech


-- KY3: St. Louis protest police accused of controversial 'kettling' tactics
-- Politico: Judge inches toward demand for data on Trump inaugural protest website


-- DCist: Judge Denies Motions To Dismiss Rioting Charges Against Inauguration Day Protesters
-- Talking Points Memo: Judge Denies Motions To Dismiss Rioting Charges Against Inauguration Day Protesters
-- The Hill: Judge declines to drop criminal charges against inauguration protesters
-- Lawfare Blog: DreamHost Documents Summaries
-- Washington Post: D.C. judge presses government for details on its search of web data on Inauguration Day riots


-- Buzzfeed: A Judge Will Not Dismiss Criminal Charges Against People Arrested On Inauguration Day
-- Washington Examiner: Judge won't drop criminal charges against alleged inauguration rioters


-- Buzzfeed: The Government Has Dropped Its Demand That Facebook Not Tell Users About Search Warrants
-- Citations Needed (Podcast): Episode 09: Liberal Media Throws #J20 Activists Under the Bus


-- Canadian Journalists for Free Expression: 70 Years for Filming a Protest? This is Actually Happening in Trump's America


-- The Hill: DreamHost to appeal ruling on DOJ request for data on anti-Trump site
-- The National Law Journal: DreamHost Appeals Warrant Seeking Data on Trump Inauguration Protests


-- Public Citizen Urges Court to Protect Internet Users Who Emailed Trump Protest Website
-- Washington Post (Letter to the Editor): The government’s illegal push for information about a protest website


-- Democracy in Crisis: This Ain’t the Summer of Love
-- The Nation: Why 1 Anarchist Is Choosing Jail Over Grand-Jury Testimony
-- 4StruggleMag: Drop Charges Against all #J20 inauguration protestors


-- Media Post: Email Enemies List: The U.S. Still Wants Data On 1.3 Million Protest Site Visitors


-- Shadow Proof: Washington Post Justifies Government Prosecution Of Inauguration Protesters As ‘Conspirators’
-- Standard: Threat to internet freedom in Trump's America bad for the world


-- Partnership for Civil Justice Fund: Government Demands Massive Private Data from


-- World Socialist: DreamHost ordered to hand over data on anti-Trump website: The criminalization of political dissent


-- Christian Science Monitor: DreamHost ordered to release Trump protest website data
-- Naked Security: Judge scales back data demand on inauguration riot-related web host
-- DCist: Anti-Trump Protest Website Host Needs To Give Government User Data, Judge Rules
-- New York Times: DreamHost Ordered to Release Some Trump Protest Website Data to U.S.
-- Open The Government: Coalition: Justice Department’s demand for protest website data raises privacy and civil liberty concerns
-- Splinter: The Washington Post's Official Editorial Position: Everyone Just Chill About the Criminalization of Dissent


-- EFF: EFF urges stronger oversight of DOJ’s digital search of J20 protestor website
-- Dreamhost: A Win for Privacy Is a Win for the Web
-- NPR: Government Can Search Inauguration Protest Website Records, With Safeguards
-- The Intercept: Trump Administration Can Sift Through User Data of Inauguration Protest Website, Judge Rules
-- Politico: Web hosting company ordered to turn over information on anti-Trump website
-- Forbes: Feds Granted Access To Emails Of Trump Protest Site As DreamHost Considers Appeal
-- Buzzfeed: A Judge Said The Government Can Search Data About A Trump Protest Website, But Under His Supervision


-- PBS Newshour: Why the DOJ and an internet company are heading to court over data from an anti-Trump protest website
-- Slate: The Justice Department Has Backed Off From Its Request for Data About Trump Protesters—but Not Completely


-- EFF: DOJ Backs Down From Overbroad J20 Warrant. But Problems Still Remain
-- Dreamhost: Narrowing the Scope


-- Democracy Now: Trump's DOJ Demands Personal Info on 1.3M Visitors to "DisruptJ20" Inauguration Protest Website
-- St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Editorial): White supremacists arm up as Justice pursues anti-Trump protesters
-- Why is the Justice Department targeting an online audience of over 1 million anarchists?
-- New York Times (Editorial): The Justice Department Goes Fishing in DreamHost Case
-- Albany Democrat-Herald (Editorial): Request for internet data is chilling


-- Miami Herald (Editorial): Justice Department should pursue violent white nationalists, not anti-Trump website users
-- CNN: The chilling tactics of the Justice Department
-- Dreamhost Blog: DreamHost Goes to Washington
-- The Mercury News (Editorial): Government warrant threatens privacy and free speech of all web users
-- The Real News: US Wants Online Data of Anti-Trump Protesters
-- Sputnik (Podcast): Department of Justice Subpoenas Inauguration Day Protesters
-- Care2: The DOJ Wants IP Addresses of Visitors to Trump Protest Website
-- Al Jazeera: Al Jazeera: US government seeks data on visitors to anti-Trump site
-- The Guardian: Did you visit this anti-Trump site? The US government wants your IP address
-- The Week: US demands details of 1.3m visitors to anti-Trump website


-- WAMU: After Charlottesville, D.C. Police Say They’re Ready To Keep Protests Peaceful
-- St. Louis Today: Editorial: White supremacists arm up, but Justice Dept. pursues anti-Trump protesters
-- The Hill: DOJ warrant of Trump resistance site triggers alarm
-- Department of Justice's Demand for Information on Dissenters Goes to Court
-- Esquire: Even for Jeff Sessions, This Seems Like an Overreach
-- NBC News: Justice Department wants records on visitors to Trump protest site
-- USA Today: Trump administration's new threat to free speech
-- Mother Jones: Justice Department Accused of Breaching Constitution by Seeking Info on Visitors to Anti-Trump Website
-- Slate: The Department of Justice Demands Records on Every Visit to Anti-Trump Protest Site DisruptJ20
-- ACLU: A Sweeping Search Warrant Targets Anti-Trump Website in Clear Threat to the Constitution
-- Human Rights Watch: Visited a Major Trump Protest Website?
-- PBS News Hour: Internet company DreamHost fights government request for records related to Inauguration Day protest
-- UPI: Justice Dept. seeks personal info of 1.3M anti-Trump website users
-- New York Times: Justice Dept. Demands Data on Visitors to Anti-Trump Website, Sparking Fight
-- The Atlantic: Can the U.S. Government Seize an Anti-Trump Website's Visitor Logs?
-- Washington Post: A closer look at DOJ’s warrant to collect website records
-- Los Angeles Times: Justice Department wants data on anti-Trump protesters. An L.A. tech firm is resisting
-- Ars Technia: Feds demand 1.3 million IP addresses of those who visited Trump protest site
-- The Telegraph UK: US demands details of 1.3m visitors to anti-Trump site in crackdown on protestors
-- New York Daily News: DOJ orders company to turn over 1.3 million IP addresses of resistance website visitors
-- Fortune: Trump Protest Site’s Host Fights DOJ Over Visitor Data Order
-- CNN: Federal prosecutors pursue information on Trump opponents
-- GQ: Donald Trump’s Justice Department Demands the IP Addresses of People Who Visited an Anti-Trump Website
-- Democracy Now: DOJ Demanding 1.3 Million Visitor IP Addresses for Website
-- ABC News: Prosecutors seek records related to Inauguration Day protest


-- Washington Post: Tech firm is fighting a federal demand for data on visitors to an anti-Trump website
-- Business Insider: The Justice Department demanded over a million IP addresses from an anti-Trump website and a web-hosting company is fighting it
-- The Hill: Justice demands 1.3M IP addresses related to Trump resistance site
-- The Guardian: US government demands details on all visitors to anti-Trump protest website
-- Buzzfeed: Prosecutors Are Demanding Information On People Who Visited An Inauguration Protest Website
-- PC Mag: DreamHost: DOJ Wants Data on Visitors to Trump Protest Site
-- Forbes: Feds Demand '1.3 Million IP Addresses' Of Visitors To Trump Protest Website
-- EFF: In J20 Investigation, DOJ Overreaches Again. And Gets Taken to Court Again.
-- Dreamhost: We Fight for the Users


-- Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (Podcast): Episode 3: Defend J20 and Source Protection


-- City Paper: The kind of police violence Trump encouraged in Long Island speech marked his inauguration, according to ACLU suit


-- DCist: How Many People Should Be Held Responsible For Smashed Windows On Inauguration Day?
-- Hispantv: Manifestantes contra Trump podrían pasar toda su vida en cárcel
-- Unicorn Riot: J20 Indictment Challenged in Motions Hearing; One Count Dismissed


-- Buzzfeed: A Judge Is Weighing Whether To Dismiss The Inauguration Day Rioting Cases
-- Telesur: Manifestantes contra toma de posesión de Trump serían encarcelados
-- NBC 4: Dozens Charged With Inauguration Day Rioting Crowd DC Courtroom for Hearing
-- Solecast 46: "Repression Is A Battlefield" a Talk w/ J20 Defendant Carlo Piantini on Facing 75 years in Prison for Protesting Trump


-- Daily Beast: Feds Crack Trump Protesters’ Phones to Charge Them With Felony Rioting


-- San Antonio Current: San Antonio Photographer Faces 70 Years in Federal Prison for Documenting Inauguration Day Protest
-- The Guardian: 'I won't stop': Jailed activist blasts US crackdown on anti-Trump protesters


-- Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: One reporter still faces Inauguration charges in D.C.
-- Westword: Denver-Based Attorney Defending Inauguration Day Protesters in D.C.


-- Telesur: Activists Hold 'Week of Solidarity' with Anti-Trump Protesters


-- Al Jazeera: Week of protests launched for anti-Trump demonstrators
-- The University Star: Dane Powell is a hero
-- Jacobin: Crackdown in the States
-- Backlash Scott (blog): Disrupt J20: Solidarity Six Months Later


-- FAIR: 'There's an Effort Around the Country to Curtail People's Fundamental 1st Amendment Rights'


-- Washington City Paper: Police Video Shows Inauguration Day ‘Kettling’ of Protesters


-- South China Morning Post: Facebook Says Users’ Rights at Risk as it Fights Government Access Order


-- Washington Post: Facebook Says it Shouldn't Have to Stay Mum When Government Seeks User Data


-- It's Going Down: Ex-Military Man Accused of Bombing Air Force Office Faces Less Time than J20 Defendants


-- FAIR: Mass Arrests of Protesters: Outrageous in Russia, Barely Worth Mentioning in US


-- Telesur: Fuertes cargos para manifestantes durante toma de posesión de Trump


-- Washington Times: Dane Powell, Trump inauguration rioter, sentenced to 4 months in prison


-- It's Going Down: Dane Powell, J20 Prisoner: Interview
-- Baltimore City Paper: J20 protester sentenced to prison for breaking windows, throwing rocks
-- Unicorn Riot: J20 Defendant Dane Powell Sentenced to Four Months in Federal Prison
-- DCist: Inauguration Day Protester Sentenced To Four Months Behind Bars
-- Buzzfeed: A Judge Just Sent A Man To Jail For Rioting On Inauguration Day
-- Washington Post: Trump inauguration day rioter is sentenced to four months in jail
-- Associated Press: Fla. man sentenced to 4 months in Inauguration Day riots
-- The Hill: Trump inauguration rioter sentenced to four months
-- WTOP: Inauguration Day rioter sentenced to 4 months
-- Roll Call: First Trump Inauguration Protester Sentenced to 4 Months in Prison


-- Naked Security: Facebook fights gag prohibiting it from alerting users to search warrants


-- In These Times: The Police State Can Come After Trump Protesters, But It Can’t Make Them Cooperate
-- Tom's Hardware: Rights Groups Object To 'Secret' Warrants For Facebook Data
-- Deep Links: EFF, Access Now, CDT, and OTI Fight Back Against “Secret” Search Warrants


-- War is Boring: American Police are Acting Like Military Occupiers


-- Al Jazeera: Why am I facing 75 years in prison?
-- Buzzfeed: Facebook Is Fighting A Gag Order Over Search Warrants For User Account Information
-- Redacted Tonight (video): #J20 Activists &Journalists Still Facing Decades In Jail -- Partnership for Civil Justice Fund: D.C. Auditor Tells Police To Disclose Trump Protest Report to the PCJF


-- Unicorn Riot: Protesters Face 80 Years as US Attorney Brings Unprecedented Mass Felony Charges
-- SubMedia: Trouble # 4: No Justice… Just Us: Movement Defense Against State Repression


-- The New Inquiry: Know Your Rights: We limit our resistance to fascism by relying on liberal conceptions of human rights
-- Democracy Now: D.C. Police Accused of Using "Rape as Punishment" Targeting Some Arrested During Trump Inauguration


-- RT: J20 arrestee advocates denounce police action on innaguartion day


-- Al Jazeera: ACLU sues DC police over violence at anti-Trump rally


-- The Root: Journalists Claim Abuse at Inauguration


-- Democracy Now: ACLU Lawsuit Claims D.C. Police Sexually Abused Anti-Trump Protesters


-- Daily Beast: ACLU Sues D.C. Police Over Journalist’s Inauguration Arrest
-- Alternet: The ACLU Is Suing D.C. Police for Their Brazen Mistreatment of Inauguration Protesters
-- Vice: DC cops sued for alleged cavity searches on antifa protesters
-- Cosmopolitan: Horrifying Lawsuit Claims Police Molested People They Arrested on Inauguration Day
-- Think Progress: D.C. cops used ‘rape as punishment’ after Inauguration Day mass arrests, lawsuit says
-- Mint Press News: Inauguration Day Protesters Sue D.C. Police Over Rectal Probes
-- Democracy in Crisis Episode 21 (podcast): Black Bloc and the Prosecution of Journalism


-- US News & World Report: Lawsuit: Police Laughed While Rectally Probing Inauguration Mass-Arrest Group, Didn't Change Gloves
-- Buzzfeed: The ACLU Is Suing DC Police Over Inauguration Day Arrests
-- MIC: The ACLU is suing the Washington, D.C., police for violating the rights of Trump inaugural detainees
-- NBC4: ACLU Sues Over Police Actions in DC on Inauguration Day
-- WJLA:A CLU-DC sues DC Police for alleged misconduct in Inauguration Day protests
-- DCist: ACLU Is Suing D.C. Police For Excessive Force, Unlawful Arrests On Inauguration Day
-- The Hill: ACLU suing DC police over arrests during Trump's inauguration
-- Washington Examiner: ACLU-backed lawsuit accuses DC police of civil rights violations on Inauguration Day
-- Politico: ACLU sues D.C. police over alleged mistreatment during Trump inauguration protests
-- Washington Post: ACLU sues D.C. police over arrests during inauguration disturbance
-- Washington City Paper: ACLU Sues D.C. for Police Misconduct During Trump Inauguration Protests
-- The New Yorker: The Ongoing Legal Battle Over the “Black Bloc” Inauguration Day Protest
-- Unicorn Riot: #J20 Defendant Speaks Out About Felonies Pressed Against Trump Inauguration Protesters


-- Al Jazeera: Reporters face 70 years in prison over anti-Trump march
-- The Indypendent: 75 Years for Protesting in Black?
-- Rewire: The First Amendment Is in Increasing Danger Under a Trump Administration


-- Washington City Paper: Democracy in Crisis - Journalist's Indictment Portends Grim Future for First Amendment


-- Buzzfeed: A Lawyer For Inauguration Arrestees Just Dropped A Lawsuit Against The Police, But Vows To Refile


-- CNN: Journalist's felony indictment draws scrutiny to Inauguration Day arrests
-- Daily Beast: Reporter Covering Inauguration Protests Now Faces 75 Years in Prison
-- Jezebel: Journalist Aaron Cantú Faces Up to 75 Years In Prison for Covering Inauguration Protests


-- Democracy Now: Reporter Covering Inauguration Protests Indicted for Felony Rioting


-- Huffington Post: Journalist Arrested During D.C. Protest Faces 75 Years In Prison


-- Buzzfeed: As Prosecutors Press New Felony Charges, Inauguration Day Arrestees Dig In For A Fight
-- Santa Fe Reporter: SFR Writer Indicted Following Inaugural Protest Coverage


-- DCist: D.C. Budget Includes $150,000 For Review Of Police During Inauguration
-- Project Censored: Punishing Political Protest with Caitlin Henry and Laleh Behbehanian


-- Washington Post Op-ed: I could Face Prison for Protesting. A Man Who Sexually Abused a Hotel Worker got a 50 Dollar Fine
-- Trump protesters could be facing decades in prison for inauguration demonstrations


-- Al Jazeera: US Anti-Trump Protesters Facing Decades Behind Bars
-- Alternet: In an Unprecedented Court Escalation, Trump Protestors Could Be Facing Decades in Prison for Inauguration Protests


-- The Baffler: The Whimper of Democracy: When Repression Happens Here
-- WTOP: Attorneys for Inauguration Day protesters file motion to dismiss charges


-- Vocativ: Inauguration Rioters Seek To Have Felony Charges Dropped
-- DCist: Citing 'Fatal Defects' In Government Case, Lawyers Move To Dismiss Charges Against Inauguration Protesters


-- Daily Kos: The slow, steady criminalization of dissent under Trump


-- Think Progress: Felony charges against inauguration protesters represent 'historic crossroads'


-- The Nation: The Threat of Political Policing in the Trump Era


-- FAIR: Big Media Need to Fight for the Right to Protest


-- Washington City Paper: Democracy in Crisis: Inauguration Day Protesters Face Decades in Jail


-- New Statesman: In Donald Trump's America, the crackdown on protesters is the real free speech issue


-- Democracy Now: #J20 Inauguration Day Protesters Facing Up to 75 Years in Prison
-- Defnding Rights and Dissent: Activists Rally As Prosecutors Bring More Felony Charges Against J20 Protesters


-- DCist: Even More Felony Charges For Inauguration Day Protesters
-- US News & World Report: Independent Journalist Now Faces 70 Years in Prison After Inauguration Mass Arrest
-- The Guardian: We need May Day more than ever. Unite to dream and fight for a better tomorrow


--Washington Post: Prosecutors File Additional Charges Against Inauguration Protesters
--Vocativ: Inauguration Day Protestors Hit with New Felony Charges
--Washington Times: ‘Black bloc’ protester pleads guilty to felonies from Inauguration Day rioting
--AP: Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Inauguration Day Rioting
--WJLA: Court hearings held for protesters arrested in Trump Inauguration Day riots in D.C.
--WTOP: First group of alleged inaugural rioters appears in DC court
--WAMU: Inauguration Protestors Turn Down Plea Deal


--WJLA: Grand Jury Returns Superceding Indictment in Inauguration Day Felony Rioting Case


--WTOP:Busy Year for Protests Could Cost Washington Millions


--Washington Post: D.C. Police Infiltrated Inauguration Protest Group, Court Papers Show
--Malcolm Harris: The Protest That Never Ended
--WAMU: Inauguration Prostestors Turn Down Plea Deal


--Buzzfeed: Some Inauguration Day Arrestees Pledge To Reject Any Plea Deal Offers From Prosecutors


--WTOP: Small Group of Inauguration Protesters Rejecting Plea Deals


--WJLA: Inauguration Protest Groups Condemn Raid of Activists Home


--Cory Doctorow: "In America, 'Proximity and Shared Values' is all it takes to turn Protesters Into Felons"


--Esquire: How the Government is Turning Protestors into Felons


--Buzzfeed: Mass Arrests on Inauguration Day Swept up Journalists and their Phones


--Democracy in Crisis: DC Police Raid J20 Activist's Home


--Vocativ: Cops Raid Home of Inauguration Riot 'Conspirator'


--DCist: Local Activists Renew Calls For Independent Investigation Into Inauguration Arrests


--Resist This: MPD raids activist home in search of J20 organizing


--NLG: Legal Observers Testimony Opposing Confirmation of Peter Newsham as DC Police Chief


--WTOP: DC witholding report on police response:


--Washington Times: Prosecutors extracting data from cellphones of dozens of Inauguration Day arrestees: Court filing
--Ars Technica: Feds were pulling data from 100 Phones siezed During Trump Inauguration
--NYMag: Prosecutors Want Data from 100 Locked Inauguration Phones
--NBC DC: Chief of Police Sued Over Inauguration Day Arrest Records
--Patch: Violent DC Inauguration Protests: 5 More Alleged Rioters Indicted


--CNET: Prosecutors hack phones seized in inauguration protests --WTOP: More Charges in DC Inauguration Day Riots


--CityPaper: Democracy in Crisis: Inauguration day protestors arraigned amid doubts about evidence
--Orlando Weekly: Inauguration Day Protestors Arraigned Amid Doubts About Evidence


--Unicorn Riot: 214 Indicted on Felony Riot Charges for Protesting Trump Inauguration
--Washington Post: 21 year-old Student Faced up to 5 Years in Prison for Pointing a Laser Pointer at a Helicopter During J20 [charges eventually dropped in exchange for plea]


--Washington Post: Judge Requests Prosecutors Begin Sharing Specific Evidence with Defense Involving Jan. 20 Rioting Case


--Buzzfeed: With Felony Charge Looming, Inauguration Day Arrestees Make Early Moves To Get Cases Dismissed


--WTVR: Henrico Firefighter pleads not guilty to Rioting on Inauguration Day


--Washington Post: Protester Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Disrupt DeploraBall for Trump Supporters


--WJLA: Office of Police Complaints Investigates MPD Response to Inauguration Weekend Protests
--Washington Post: D.C. police Review Panel Questions use of Crowd-control Devices During Inauguration Demonstrations
--WTOP: Arrests, Pepper Spray use During Inauguration Protests Panned


-- Alternet: Protesters Beware: D.C. Mayor Appoints New Police Chief With Long Record of Mass Arrests and Depriving Rights


--Alternet: Law Enforcement Using Facebook and Apple to Data-Mine Accounts of Trump Protest Arrestees
--Daily Caller: 214 Leftist Protesters Indicted For Rioting On Inauguration Day
--IJR: 'Violent and Destructive' Inauguration Day Protesters Could Face 10 Years in Prison
--CNN: More Than 200 Protesters Indicted On Rioting Charges From Inauguration Day
--WTOP: More charges in DC Inauguration Day Riots
--TELESUR: 214 Arrested at Inauguration Protests Indicted on Riot Charges
--IB TIMES: Trump Protesters: Inauguration Day Rioting Ends In Felony Charges For More Than 200 People
--PRESS TV:More than 200 Inauguration Day protesters indicted for rioting
--Daily Mail UK: More than 200 anti-Trump demonstrators have been charged with rioting over Inauguration Day protests
--VICE: More than 200 Protestors Face Felony Riot Charges for Inauguration Day Protest


--Washington Post: D.C. prosecutors link violent protests on Inauguration Day to ‘black bloc’ tactics


--Engadget: Inauguration-protest arrests lead to Facebook data prosecution
--RT: 146 anti-Trump protesters indicted for rioting on Inauguration Day


--The Epoch Times: Inauguration Day Protests: Additional 146 Indicted on Rioting Charges


--AFRO.COM: Inauguration Day Protestors Indicted on Vandalism Charges
--CITYLAB: Cellphone Spy Tools Have Flooded Local Police Departments
--Naked Security: Police mine Facebook for data on inauguration protesters
--AOL: More Than 100 Inauguration Day Protestors Indicted On Rioting Charges
--NBC NEWS: More than 100 Inauguration Day Protestors Indicted on Rioting Charges


--Engadget: Facebook warns inauguration protesters over police data hunt
--WTOP: Police seek to ID 2 in Inauguration Day protest video
--Daily Caller: DC Police Order Facebook Give Up Inauguration Protesters’ Social Media Data
--Daily Mail UK: Facebook is handing over data from the accounts of anti-Trump protesters to DC authorities who are investigating inauguration unrest


--IB Times: Donald Trump inauguration protesters' hit with Facebook data searches by police – Report
--Mashable: D.C. police demand Facebook hand over data on Trump protesters


--Washington Post: Inauguration Day’s mass arrests are challenging for prosecutors
--WTOP: More protesters indicted for Inauguration Day rioting


--WJLA: 10 arraigned after being indicted on felony riot charges on Inauguration Day
--WTOP: Prosecutors drop charges for 5 arrested on Inauguration Day


--NY Times: Anarchists Respond to Trump’s Inauguration, by Any Means Necessary


--Brooklyn Paper: Brooklyn journalists face felony rioting charges for inauguration protest coverage


--NY Times: Felony Charges Dropped Against 4 Reporters Arrested at Inauguration Protests
--WTOP: Charges dropped against more journalists arrested after inauguration rioting
--DCist: U.S. Attorney Dismisses Felony Charges Against Three More Journalists Covering Inauguration Protest
--RT: Charges dropped against RT America journalist for covering inauguration protests
--The Guardian: Riot charges dropped against three more journalists at inauguration protests
--Washington Post: Prosecutors drop rioting charges against four journalists arrested during inauguration protests


--Breitbart: Virginia Firefighter Under Fire After Arrest for Anarchist Violence in D.C. Inauguration Protests
--Daily Caller: ACLU Accuses D.C. Police Of Violating Rights Of Inauguration Protesters
--CJR: Journalists arrested in DC inauguration protests have law on their side
--The Guardian: Charges dropped for journalist arrested while covering Trump inauguration


--DCist: U.S. Attorney Drops Felony Charge Against One Journalist Covering Inauguration Protest
--WTOP: ACLU raises concerns about Inauguration Day arrests
--AOL: Journalists face felony charges after covering inauguration protests


--Cops May Be Data Mining Inauguration Protesters’ Phone
--WTVR: Henrico firefighter reassigned after being arrested for rioting in DC
--USA Today: Journalists at Inaugural protests charged with felonies
--IJR: Multiple Journalists Face up to 10 Years in Prison After Covering Trump's Inauguration Protests
--WTOP: Report: 6 reporters among 230 people charged in DC protests
--Lawyer Herald: Journalists Face Felony Charges After Arrests During Trump Inauguration Protests
--Jamaica Gleaner: Report: Six reporters among 230 people charged in US Inauguration Day protests


--Pittnews: Five Pitt students arrested at inauguration in D.C. 6 Journalists Charged With Felony Rioting in Wake of Anti-Trump Protests During Inauguration
--Washington Times: Six journalists arrested in D.C. while covering Trump protests: Report
--In These Times: Trump’s Crackdown on Dissent Begins: More Than 200 Inauguration Protesters Hit With Felony Charges
--NY Times: Felony Charges for Journalists Arrested at Inauguration Protests Raise Fears for Press Freedom
--Pennlive: 33 from Pa. arrested for rioting at Trump's inauguration, D.C. police say
--RT: ‘Outrage!’ 6 journalists including RT reporter face ‘inappropriate’ rioting charges
--Metro UK: Six journalists face 10 years in jail after covering Donald Trump protests at the inauguration
--Westword: D.C. Dispatch: Colorado's Gonzo Lawyer Defends Suspects in Inauguration Riot
--Independant UK: Inauguration: Four more journalists could face up to 10 years in prison after covering anti-Donald Trump protests
--Washington Post: Does The Punishment Fit the Crime: Op-ed Washington Post


--US News & World Report: Inauguration Mass Arrest of Protesters, Journalists a Throwback With a Familiar Face, Attorneys Say
--Washington Post: Meetings of activists planning to disrupt inauguration were infiltrated by conservative group
--Orlando Weekly: A first-person account of the Inauguration Day protest and Women's March in Washington, D.C.
--Business Insider: At least 6 journalists arrested during police action amid anti-Trump protests
--Uproxx: Four More Journalists Who Covered Inauguration Day Protests Were Charged With Felonies
--Washington Times: Having a ball at the inauguration
--Alternet: The DC Police Chief Behind the Inauguration Crackdown Has a Disgraceful History
--Huffington Post: 2 Journalists Arrested At Inauguration Still Facing Felony Charges
--The Guardian: Four more journalists get felony charges after covering inauguration unrest
--Brighton journalist Evan Engel arrested at D.C. protest
--Citylab: Are Police Searching Inauguration Protesters' Phones?
--DC Dispatch: Colorado's Gonzo Lawyer Defends Suspects in Inauguration Riots
--The Verge: DC cops are holding onto phones from Inauguration Day arrests
--Think Progress: Federal Prosecutors Slap Felony CHarges on More than 200 Inauguration Day Protestors


--Salon (repost from Alternet): Welcome to Trump’s America: Felony riot charges against inauguration protesters signal alarming wave of repression


--WTOP: Police: Videos led to arrest of inaugural rioter


--DC Dispatch: The Inauguration Mayhem Starts and Leads to a Standoff


--Crimethinc: Footage of police mercilessly macing person on crutches, an older person, and young child. The Bloc saves them (mid video for first two, Bloc participant is seen scoping up the child and running to safety at the end of video)
--Guardian live-stream



--Washington Post: (2016) DC raids are often based on little evidence, poorly executed, and destructive/violent(also just a good read)
--The Hoya:(2016) Stats on unreasonable searches and failures


--DC Police Practice Standards as of 2004 (aka a lot of the rules they broken when arresting people)
--Court case establishing that shouting at officers or impeding their duties (to an extent) is constitutional
--Huffington Post: Ferguson protesters recharged under questionable law (gov't attempts to profit off of protestors and cool free speech)
--Huffington Post: Article on attempts by police to cool political speech through mass arrest and mistreatment (by Kris Hermes!)