Tom Dreisbach appears in the following:
Friday, October 15, 2021
Federal prosecutors have accused a U.S. Capitol Police officer of obstruction of justice for allegedly encouraging a suspect in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot to hide evidence of their participation.
Wednesday, September 08, 2021
John Pierce is defending more people charged in the U.S. Capitol riot than any other lawyer. His past had already raised concerns. And an unexpected absence from court only led to more questions.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
The sexual harassment investigation and impending resignation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has entangled multiple Cuomo allies, including the leader of the LGBTQ group the Human Rights Campaign.
Friday, August 06, 2021
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo allegedly relied on liberal allies to fight charges of sexual harassment. Now, one of those allies, the head of Human Rights Campaign, is facing demands that he resign.
Friday, July 16, 2021
Mystery has surrounded a Florida security company with suspected ties to the assassination of Haiti's president. Court records reviewed by NPR suggest financial trouble at the company in recent years.
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
Alan Hostetter, once a police chief and yoga instructor, became known for protesting pandemic lockdowns in California. He's now facing conspiracy charges for his alleged role in the U.S. Capitol riot.
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
A California man is facing conspiracy charges for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 riot. Alan Hostetter's journey went from teaching yoga in Orange County to leading the riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
Discussion on the House commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
New videos released by the Justice Department depict a chaotic scene at the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6, particularly against the police officers there to defend the building and its occupants.
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
Bruce Castor is best known for a rambling performance defending former President Donald Trump at his second impeachment trial. Now, Castor is representing people charged in the U.S. Capitol riot.
Friday, May 07, 2021
Critics say the Capitol Police's history of secrecy contributed to the failure to prevent the Capitol riot. Unlike many departments, the agency is exempt from releasing records like bodycam footage.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
The Justice Department has released videos showing the alleged Jan. 6 assault on Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick and others. The videos are cited in cases against two men charged in the riot.
Monday, April 26, 2021
Some extremists weaponize irony and absurdity as a method for recruiting new members and avoiding criticism. Such tactics can mask the danger that extremists pose, experts say.
Friday, April 16, 2021
More than 400 people have been charged in connection with the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. We look at the latest on the FBI investigation and what those charged have in common.
Friday, April 09, 2021
Leading members of the far-right gang known as the Proud Boys are facing federal conspiracy charges in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Ahead of the riot, members of the group called for "war."
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that 22-year-old Christian Secor, charged in connection to the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot, should be released but must surrender access to firearms and other conditions.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
The conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sells dietary supplements through Amazon despite being banned from other platforms. Amazon receives a cut of the profits.
Friday, March 19, 2021
An NPR review of federal charges against people involved in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot shows they were armed with a wide variety of weapons, contradicting a false claim that rioters were not armed.
Monday, March 15, 2021
A college student charged in the U.S. Capitol riot was known on campus for his far-right views, which were nurtured by an online extremist. How do colleges confront extremism in their midst?
Friday, March 05, 2021
More than 250 people have been charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. NPR is looking at the cases. Each provides clues to questions surrounding the attack: Who joined the mob? What did they do? And why?