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Judge holds Washington, D.C., jail officials in contempt in a Jan. 6 riot case

A federal judge held two D.C. jail officials in contempt of court on Wednesday and asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the civil rights of inmates have been abused.

Judge Royce Lamberth has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether inmates’ civil rights are being abused.

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