Conn. High Court To Hear Sandy Hook Families' Gun Appeal

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 8:56 PM EST) -- The Connecticut Supreme Court has agreed to directly hear an appeal from the families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, whose case against Bushmaster AR-15 rifle maker Remington was dismissed by a state court judge in mid-October after a finding of immunity under federal law.

The families of nine victims and one survivor had petitioned the high court two weeks ago requesting it bypass the appellate court process and hear their case directly, calling it the “singular event in Connecticut history.”

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