Inauguration Day

Inauguration Day

A federal judge approved a government request to access data from, a website associated with the Inauguration Day protests. The protests culminated in the arrest and charging of over 200 demonstrators with rioting, and the ruling last Thursday could set the stage for more indictments. We discuss the legal issues of the case and its broader implications for political dissent in the Trump era and the digital age.


  • Zoe Tillman Reporter for BuzzFeed News
  • Robert Tsai Professor of Law, The Washington College of Law, American University
  • Legba Carrefour Organizer with #DisruptJ20

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