Statutory Interpretation

Why the Latest Ruling in the Sandy Hook Shooting Litigation Matters

March 18, 2019

Last week the Connecticut Supreme Court issued a decision in the ongoing litigation brought by plaintiffs representing the twenty children and six adults shot dead in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The shooter carried a Bushmaster semiautomatic assault-style weapon. The Sandy Hook plaintiffs have been trying for years to bring claims against the Bushmaster’s manufacturer,…