On day 974 of Jake Lang’s incarceration as a January 6 Political Prisoner without a trial, he received distressing news in court. His October trial was suddenly canceled, and he was informed that he would be held indefinitely in the DC Gulag. This decision, delivered by Federal Judge Carl Nichols, dealt a severe blow to Lang’s constitutional rights. Despite being a 28-year-old man with no criminal history, he was denied release on bond once again. Instead, he was to remain locked up in the Washington DC Jail Gulag until the Supreme Court made a decision on his recent case filing – a process that could potentially take another three years.
In the early hours of Friday morning, Jake Lang left the DC Gulag alongside fellow incarcerated individuals: Enrique Tarrio, Joe Biggs, Ethan Nordean, and Dominic Pezzola. They were being transferred to another prison due to the supposed “terrorist enhancements” related to their sentencing. However, when Jake returned from court with the devastating news about his trial cancellation, he discovered that the Proud Boys, including himself, were back in the J6 Patriot pod at the DC jail. Lang considered this a sinister act of psychological warfare, aimed at demoralizing Trump supporters.
During Lang’s court appearance, an interesting development emerged. Judge Nichols revealed that a novel type of January 6 defense had been forged. He expressed his inclination to grant Lang’s motion for “Hybrid Representation,” a groundbreaking ruling that would allow Lang to join his own legal defense team. This would enable him to cross-examine witnesses and deliver his own opening and closing statements – an unprecedented move in a federal courtroom. Lang expressed his excitement about the opportunity, although it remained uncertain when he would actually receive his chance for justice.
The glaring absence of a speedy trial and the denial of bail for January 6 defendants, including Lang, raise serious concerns about the violation of their constitutional rights. Even individuals like Lang, who were seen on camera trying to save lives at the Capitol, such as Philip Anderson and Tommy Tatum, continue to face indefinite detention without due process. Lang’s efforts to rescue Roseanne Boyland, who tragically died in his arms, further underscore the injustice of his continued incarceration.
The indefinite delay of Lang’s trial seemingly aligns with the government’s recent arrest of Philip Anderson. Anderson, a key witness in Lang’s case who almost lost his life during the events at the US Capitol, was arrested less than a month before Lang’s scheduled trial date. This raises suspicions that the government may be seeking more time to target Tommy Tatum, who also provided a sworn affidavit attesting to Lang’s lifesaving actions.
For more updates on Jake Lang’s case, listeners can tune into The Political Prisoner Podcast, recorded live from inside the DC Jail, hosted by Gateway Pundit. Supporters can also follow Lang on Twitter (@JakeLangJ6) and contribute to his legal fund, which supports all January 6 defendants, through J6Legal.org.
In an Instagram post linked within the article, Lang shared a video discussing his situation and urging people to stay united in the fight for justice. The post serves as a visual representation of the challenges Lang and other January 6 defendants are facing.
As the saga around the January 6 defendants continues, the ongoing denial of their rights raises important questions about the American justice system’s commitment to fairness and due process. The indefinite detention and cancellation of trials are issues that demand attention and scrutiny, ensuring that justice is upheld for all individuals involved in the events of January 6.