HotAir 20 Jul, 2021 14:15 am

Firebombing lawyers heading to trial – HotAir

Firebombing lawyers heading to trial – HotAir
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Most of you probably remember the tale of Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman, the two New York City lawyers who famously firebombed an NYPD police cruiser and handed out Molotov cocktails to the crowd during one of the BLM riots last year.(Free Beacon) Two New York City Ivy League lawyers will stand trial in March 2022 for allegedly firebombing a police cruiser and distributing Molotov cocktails during the George Floyd riots last summer.The accused enjoy widespread support and sympathy from New York’s legal and media elites.Both have been the subject of favorable profiles in New York magazine and NPR, among other venues.

But then again, we’re talking about New York City.Whatever offers the prosecutors put on the table clearly weren’t good enough for the defendants because a federal judge has now set a trial date for early next year.

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