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Incendiary legal tactics

A New York City woman was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for throwing a Molotov cocktail at an unoccupied police car during a 2020 Black Lives Matter protest.

MANHATTAN — A New York City woman was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for throwing a Molotov cocktail at an unoccupied police car during a 2020 Black Lives Matter protest.

Urooj Rahman is one of two former lawyers who pleaded guilty to creating and possessing the incendiary devices. Both individuals have been disbarred in the state.

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