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Demonstrators clashed with police on Inauguration Day last year, resulting in more than 200 arrests. The last of those cases have now been dismissed by prosecutors. Stephen J. Boitano/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Inauguration Day protesters left behind signs, but authorities said they also left a trail of destruction from rioting. A jury disagreed in the first trial over the demonstrations. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images hide caption

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Police and protesters face off on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C., during President Trump's inauguration. More than 200 people were arrested and charged with rioting. Jury selection began Wednesday, and opening statements in the first trials are set to begin next week. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Adam Eidinger (at right, in hat), a leader of DC Cannabis Coalition, and other volunteers roll marijuana joints they plan to hand out for free on Inauguration Day. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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From Glitter To Free Joints, Trump Protesters Plan To Get Their Message Out

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From the looks of Production Assistant Liz Baker's "trash art" photo, it appears the unofficial Inauguration Day drink of choice was caffeinated. courtesy of Liz Baker hide caption

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The restaurant Equinox served a Sunday brunch on Jan. 20 featuring courses inspired by President Obama and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s favorite foods, including this salad of citrus cured arctic char with watermelon radish, mache leaves and lobster vinaigrette. Daniel M.N. Turner/Daniel M.N. Turner / NPR hide caption

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Souvenirs are available in Washington, D.C., as the city celebrates the inauguration. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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