'Defect' Leaves The Public Out Of Molotov Attorneys' Hearing

Law360, New York (July 15, 2020, 6:24 PM EDT) -- A Brooklyn federal judge excluded the public from a teleconference Wednesday in a case against two attorneys accused of firebombing a vacant New York Police Department vehicle during protests, following boisterous remote arraignments in which more than 300 supporters cried out to the defendants.

U.S. District Judge Brian M. Cogan's deputy directly dialed attorneys and defendants Colinford Mattis, a now-suspended Pryor Cashman LLP associate, and Urooj Rahman, a Bronx Legal Services attorney, apparently bypassing the public teleconference listeners line posted on the docket, defense attorneys said, in what prosecutors called "a malfunction with the call-in line" that left the public in...

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