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These Are the Rioters Who Stormed the Nation’s Capitol Sabrina Tavernise and Matthew Rosenberg, New York Times

Prosecutors ‘looking at all actors,’ including Trump, as charges are filed against Capitol rioters Evan Perez, Jeremy Herb, Katelyn Polantz, Kara Scannell, and Christina Carrega, CNN

Trump’s Role in Capitol Riot May Figure in Criminal Probe David Yaffe-Belany and Chris Dolmetsch, Bloomberg

Here’s How the Capitol Mob Violated Federal Criminal Law Bryce Klehm, Alan Z. Rozenshtein, and Jacob Schulz, Lawfare

Where were the police? Lawmakers vow investigation into preparedness, response after breach of Capitol. Matthew Daly, Chicago Tribune

The Impunity of White Insurrection Kellie Carter Jackson, The Atlantic

A Civilian’s Guide to Insurrection Legalese Eli Hager, Maurice Chammah, and Christie Thompson, The Marshall Project

A War Photographer Embeds With the Capitol Hill Mob Bob Moser, New Republic

After the Capitol Terror, Forget Those “Better Angels” Garrett Epps, Washington Monthly

Biden to name Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, AP News

Biden’s Judicial Picks Should Include Lawyers Who Battled the Government in Court Damon Root, Reason

Police Chief Who Resigned After Fatal Shooting Will Lead Louisville Department Will Wright, New York Times

Louisville police officially fire 2 detectives for their roles in fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor Tessa Duvall and Darcy Costello, Louisville Courier Journal

Hidden in Bill Passed Over Trump’s Veto: Limits on Police Militarization Eli Hager and David Eads, The Marshall Project

AM Stories

End the silence about what COVID-19 is doing to America’s prisons Elizabeth Warren, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, and Kathryn Nowotny, CNN

COVID-19 Active in Dozens of New York Prisons, With More Than 800 Active Cases Ryan Tarinelli, New York Law Journal

COVID-19 in New York prisons: ‘Positivity numbers represent a system on fire’ Christopher J. Eberhart, Rockland/Westchester Journal News

‘Absolute chaos and terrifying’: The coronavirus is running rampant through NJ prisons again Joe Atmonavage, NJ Advance Media

Florida’s Vaccination Plan Doesn’t Include Prison Populations Joshua Ceballos, Miami New Times

“Theater of Compliance”: New Report Details How ICE Escapes Detention Center Oversight Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept

One man’s in-custody death on New Year’s Day shines light on chronic problem Uriel J. Garcia, Arizona Republic

Ohio Juvenile Diversion Shows ‘Positive Results’ as Jail Alternative Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

2021 Marijuana Reform Must Not Exclude Justice-Involved People Maritza Perez and Deanna Hoskins, Filter Magazine

Legalized Marijuana in New York: This Could Be the Year Luis Ferré-Sadurní and Jesse McKinley, New York Times

Whitmer signs bills to curb license suspensions, dozens of criminal justice reforms Angie Jackson, Detroit Free Press

Progressive Prosecutor Series: Newly-Elected Austin DA José Garza Reimagines Criminal Justice System Tiffany Devlin and Koda Slingluff, Davis Vanguard

How Curtis Flowers, tried six times for the same crime, was saved from death row Sharyn Alfonsi, CBS News

A New Mini-Doc Is a Moving Testament to the Fight for Decarceration in North Carolina Sarah Edwards, IndyWeek

The Jane Doe Murders Review: Compassionate True Crime Doc Provides Closure Tony Sokol, Den of Geek