April 21, 2016 – Professor Adam Winkler was quoted in The Guardian on the likely outcome of a dispute between families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 and gun companies. The families in the case are arguing that the gun companies were negligent in their sale of guns to untrained civilians.
According to The Guardian: On Tuesday, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the court set a potential trial date of 3 April 2018. To get to trial, the suit has to survive a new motion by the gun companies to strike the case. Adam Winkler, a second amendment expert at the UCLA School of Law, wrote in an email that the gun companies “are likely to win” that motion.
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