One of many individuals charged within the January 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol Constructing is representing herself in federal court docket and going with what seems to be a sovereign citizen protection.
“I’m right here by particular divine look, a residing soul,” Pauline Bauer stated in a court docket look by way of Zoom on June 11, based on a report from The Daily Beast. She didn’t need an lawyer, she stated. “I don’t stand underneath the regulation. Beneath Genesis 1, God gave man dominion over the regulation.”
Bauer is among the many individuals charged with storming the U.S. Capitol as Congress was counting electoral school votes for 2020 presidential election winner Joe Biden. Then-President Donald Trump continued mendacity that he truly received and the race was stolen from him. His supporters raided the Capitol, suspending however not stopping Congress from accepting the outcomes.
Bauer was a type of individuals, authorities stated. The FBI citied social media posts and footage placing her contained in the constructing. Video allegedly confirmed her saying she wished to hold Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D).
“Convey them out,” Bauer allegedly stated when recorded by physique cam footage from the D.C. Metropolitan Police Division. “We would like them out right here…You convey them out or we’re coming in. Convey them out now. They’re criminals. They should dangle. Convey her out. Convey Nancy Pelosi out right here now. We need to dangle that fucking bitch. Convey her out. We’re coming in if you happen to don’t convey her out. What are you making an attempt to guard a fucking Nazi. Is that what you’re defending?”
“Ms. Bauer was faraway from the video continuing attributable to her incapacity to point out qualm and decency to the Courtroom,” said court docket data on that June 11 listening to. “The defendant should seem in-person earlier than the Courtroom. Defendant objected to request to look.”
She did present up in individual for a June 21 however was locked up for refusing to just accept the circumstances of her launch, data present. She was held with out bond however finally launched on private recognizance.
Towards the top of June, she submitted an array of filings, together with a movement to dismiss, which Choose Trevor McFadden denied. That submitting is accordingly not among the many on-line data however others are.
“I, Me, Pauline Bauer the Dwelling Soul, A Creation of God, A Lady, As ONE Individuals, Calls for the elimination of any and all Actor(s), Lawyer(s), Lawyer(s), and all different recognized or unknown entities presupposed to be re-presenting, consultant, or appearing for the good thing about Pauline Bauer, the Dwelling Soul earlier than the Courtroom, underneath the Courtroom, as a good friend of the Courtroom, or every other capability, recognized or unknown, to stop and desist instantly,” Bauer wrote in a submitting from June 28.
Carmen D. Hernandez was appointed stand-by counsel on June 11, data present. She declined to debate the case, citing court docket guidelines when Legislation&Crime reached out for remark. Hernandez solely confirmed that Bauer was going professional se.
Prosecutors filed a discovery movement on Thursday.
“I request reciprocal discovery to the fullest extent offered by Rule 16 of the Federal Guidelines of Prison Process, together with outcomes or experiences of any bodily or psychological examinations, or scientific exams or experiments, and any knowledgeable witness summaries,” wrote a submitting signed by Assistant United States Lawyer Vivien Cockburn. “I additionally request that defendant disclose prior statements of any witnesses that defendant(s) intends to name to testify at any listening to or trial.”
Bauer was indicted June 4 on a rely every of obstruction of an official continuing and aiding and abetting; getting into and remaining in a restricted constructing or grounds; disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted constructing or grounds; disorderly conduct in a capitol constructing; and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a capitol constructing.
You may learn a number of the filings under:
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