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5 June 2009

New Jersey Law Journal /

In a case of first impression, a New Jersey judge has refused to grant statutory immunity to a gun dealer sued when an ex-employee stole one of its handguns and shot a police officer. Sarco Inc. of Stirling, N.J., claimed it was covered under the four-year-old federal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which immunizes gun sellers from suits by victims of gun-related crimes. But Morris County Superior Court Judge David Rand ruled in Schramm v. Sarco Firearms,... (

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