Major Win for Jan. 6 Protester

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Capitol incursion protester Adam Jackson has been released from detention, according to his lawyer.

Attorney Joseph McBride tweeted the news on Tuesday, writing, “Adam Jackson retained me in June after a TX Judge locked him up for protesting on J6. He was then extradited from TX to the Northern Neck Regional Jail Gulag. I argued for his release last week. WE WON. Adam Jackson will be released today!!!”

The tweet was accompanied by a photo of an order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia authorizing Jackson’s release.

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In June, days after their arrest, a federal judge had ordered that Jackson and his brother, Brian Jackson, both of Katy, Texas, be locked up without bail, according to KHOU-TV.

McBride made no mention of Brian Jackson.

Magistrate Judge Andrew M. Edison called the pair a “threat to the community,” KTRK-TV reported. They were sent to Washington, D.C., for trial.

According to a Department of Justice news release issued at the time of their arrest, both men face charges of assaulting, resisting or impeding officers; civil disorder and related offenses.

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The DOJ accused Brian Jackson of hurling a flagpole at officers. Adam Jackson was accused of throwing an object at officers and charging officers with what appeared to be a Capitol Police riot shield.

At a hearing on Adam Jackson’s detention, McBride called him “a man who while living freely from January 7, 2021 – June 7, 2022, broke no laws and committed no crimes,” according to Law & Crime.

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