A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard oral arguments Friday on whether two attorneys accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at an unoccupied New York City Police Department vehicle during protests in Brooklyn early Saturday can remain out of jail, each confined to their homes with electronic monitoring and a $250,000 bond.

Urooj Rahman, a tenants’ attorney in Bronx Housing Court, is accused of throwing the Molotov cocktail in Fort Greene after emerging from a van driven by Colinford Mattis, who has been suspended from his job as an associate at Pryor Cashman pending the outcome of the criminal proceeding.

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