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4 January 1999

Wall Street Journal

NEW YORK — It hasn't been a happy holiday season for the gun industry, now threatened with potentially devastating lawsuits by dozens of cities trying to recover the costs of gun violence. So why are industry lawyers smiling about recent doings in federal court in Brooklyn? Comments by the federal judge presiding over a trailblazing case that helped inspire the municipal litigation have given handgun makers and distributors a modicum of hope. Jury selection in the... (

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