Amy Cooter

Amy Cooter

Amy Cooter is the senior research fellow in terrorism, extremism and counterterrorism at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

Jan. 6 Capitol attack

Oath Keepers convictions shed light on the limits of free speech

By: - December 1, 2022

The verdicts in a high-profile, monthslong trial of Oath Keepers militia members were, as one defense lawyer acknowledged, “a mixed bag.” Leader Stewart Rhodes was found guilty on Nov. 29, 2022, of the most serious charge – seditious conspiracy – for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, and was […]