Law360 (October 15, 2020, 7:00 PM EDT) -- The families of students killed in the February 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday blasted the federal government's efforts to convince a judge to reconsider a ruling that kept their suit alive, calling it an improper attempt at a "second bite at the apple."
The families said the government's attempt at getting their Federal Tort Claims Act suit dismissed after U.S. District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas refused to toss it simply relitigates issues and arguments that were already made before the judge.
The arguments "rest on mischaracterizations of the applicable law" and "rely on straw-man distortions of...
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