Washington DC Federal Criminal Defense

Case Result: January 6 Capitol Protester Jenny Cudd

Washington DC: For her involvement in the protest at the US Capitol on January 6, Jenny Cudd was charged under 18 U.S.C. § 1512(c) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding; 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(1) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building; 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(2) Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Building; 40 U.S.C. § 5104(e)(2)(D) Disorderly […]

Case Result: January 6 Capitol Protest – The Rabbi

Mr. Stepakoff walked into the Capitol building hallway, looked around, took some photographs, shook hands with a police officer — and then he walked out.  The five-minute surveillance video depicting Mr. Stepakoff’s time in the Capitol shows at least seven of the protestors walking up to a Capitol police officer to shake hands. Mr. Stepakoff spent five minutes in the hallway of Capitol, half of which was standing against a corner wall, looking down at his cell phone,  distracted by his mobile device. When he wasn’t on his phone, he walked around the hallway slowly, aimlessly, staying within close range of the entry doors — appearing aloof, incognizant, and out of place.

Which activities are against the law at the United States Capitol buildings and grounds? ⁠

40 U.S.C. § 5104 United States Capitol Buildings and Grounds Unlawful Activities occupation of Capitol Grounds roads in a manner that obstructs or hinders their proper use; injury of Capitol Grounds statues, seats, walls, fountains, or other erections or architectural features, or any tree, shrub, plant, or turf; knowingly, with force and violence, entering or remaining on […]

January 6 Capitol Prosecution Case Dismissed

DEFENSE ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE January 6 Capitol Prosecution Case Dismissed UNITED STATES V. JOHN ANDERSON  John Anderson’s Pleadings 1) Motion for Pretrial Release – Granted 2) Motion for Release of Capitol Security Video to the Public – Granted 3) Reply to Government’s Opposition to Release of Video to Public 4) Brief in Support of Motion […]

Marina Medvin’s January 6 Capitol Cases in DC

Marina Medvin’s January 6 Capitol Cases in Washington DC Ms. Medvin does not publicly comment on active criminal cases, in observation of the Rules of Court. You can review media articles about Ms. Medvin’s Capitol cases. We do not endorse or agree with everything written in these media articles. These links are being provided to […]

Capitol Arrests and Charges

Capitol Arrests and Charges Participation in Trump Rally / MAGA Entrance into the Capitol on January 6, 2021 Federal U.S. District Court For the District of Columbia 18 U.S. Code § 1752 – Restricted building or grounds (a) Whoever— (1) knowingly enters or remains in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority to do […]