Washington DC Federal Criminal Defense

Christopher Kuehne January 6 Case Explained

Christopher Kuehne Christopher Kuehne is an American war hero and a patriot who came to the January 6 protest carrying a Trump flag. He is a 50-year-old father and husband, a 100% disabled Marine veteran who served multiple tours of duty and received a Purple Heart, and a hardworking family man with a pristine work […]

January 6 Capitol Protester Father and Son Sentenced to 9 Months of Probation

Washington DC: For their participation in the pro-Trump protest at the US Capitol on January 6, a father and son from New Jersey were charged in the US District Court for the District of Columbia with four misdemeanor offenses. 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(1) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building (misdemeanor) 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(2) […]

Federal Assault on Law Enforcement Penalties for 18 USC 111 Charges

Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Federal Police Officers Federal assault on law enforcement is charged under 18 U.S.C. § 111. The code section also covers the actions of resisting, opposing, impeding, intimidating, or interfering, if these actions are done with force against the officer. There are multiple components of this code section. Misdemeanor simple assault Felony […]

Federal Criminal Penalties

Federal Criminal Penalties Felony, Misdemeanor & Traffic Offenses Federal offenses are classified as felonies, misdemeanors, or infractions. A federal felony is punishable by more than one year in prison. A federal misdemeanor is punished by a jail sentence of one year or less. A federal infraction is punishable by up to five days in jail. […]

Federal Felony Charge 18 USC 922(g)(1) – Felon in Possession of a Firearm: Loss of Firearm Possession Rights After Felony Conviction

A federal felony conviction results in the permanent loss of firearm possession rights. Federal law does not distinguish between violent and nonviolent felony offenses. Thus, a federal conviction for any felony offense results in the permanent loss of firearm rights. Under federal law, the crime of Felon in Possession of a Firearm is a Class D felony under 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1), punishable by up to ten years in prison, three years of supervised release, and $250,000 in fines.

January 6 Capitol Protester Jenny Cudd Sentenced to 2 Months of Probation

Washington DC: For her involvement in the protest at the US Capitol on January 6, Jenny Cudd was indicted in the US District Court for the District of Columbia with one felony and four misdemeanor offenses. 18 U.S.C. § 1512(c) Obstruction of an Official Proceeding (felony) 18 U.S.C. § 1752(a)(1) Entering and Remaining in a Restricted Building (misdemeanor) […]

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.

Criminal Offenses: US Capitol Buildings and Grounds

40 U.S.C. § 5104 United States Capitol Buildings and Grounds Unlawful Activities (a) Definitions.-In this section- (1) Act of physical violence.-The term “act of physical violence” means any act involving- (A) an assault or other infliction or threat of infliction of death or bodily harm on an individual; or (B) damage to, or destruction of, real or […]

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 […]

January 6 Capitol Cases in DC

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 you only […]

18 USC § 1752 – Restricted building or grounds

January 6 Capitol Offense: 18 USC § 1752 – Restricted Building or Grounds We have represented numerous January 6 protesters charged with entering a restricted building or grounds by going to the J6 Stop the Steal rally in front of the Capitol and for walking into the Capitol Building. The charges are normally The law, […]

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 […]