Criminal Law

Man Who Carried Confederate Flag During Jan. 6 Receives 3-Year Sentence

A Delaware man who carried a Confederate flag through the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday.

Kevin Seefried, 53, was convicted on five charges stemming from his participation in the riot, including obstruction of an official proceeding — the joint session of Congress that was working to certify the Electoral College vote that day.

The government had sought a 70-month sentence for Seefried, while his lawyers asked for one year in prison.

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