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Fri Jan 14, 2022, 01:29 PM

What is seditious conspiracy? Rare, but now part of Jan. 6

Sedition, conspiracy. Those big words are now being used in Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection criminal cases after prosecutors charged 11 people Thursday.

But what do the terms mean, anyway?

Seditious conspiracy occurs when two or more people in the U.S. conspire to “overthrow, put down, or to destroy by force” the U.S. government, or to levy war against it, or to oppose by force and try to prevent the execution of any law. If convicted, it's 20 years behind bars.

But that Civil War-era charge is rarely ever used, because it's hard to prove and harder to win.


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