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6 December 1999

New York Times

A decision by an Illinois state judge last week to continue a private lawsuit that accused the gun industry of knowingly creating an underground market in handguns has encouraged 28 cities and counties suing the firearms companies and may suggest that judges have become more receptive to innovative claims against gun makers. The decision, by Judge Jennifer Duncan-Brice of Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, was in a case brought by the families of three people killed... (

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