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Gun Policy News, 27 December 2004

United States

27 December 2004

Los Angeles Times

Lawyers for a paralyzed teen hint at fraud in the sale of a Costa Mesa arms maker that had lost in court. The company lives on. It took less than a second for a bullet from a defectively designed Bryco Arms handgun to leave a California teenager quadriplegic, but the bitter legal battle over that accidental shooting a decade ago drags on with no end in sight. Lawyers for Brandon Maxfield — the 17-year-old who last year won a $24-million court judgment against Bryco,... (

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United States

27 December 2004

Science Daily (USA)

Sixty people crowded last week into a small room at the Bayonne police firing range to witness smart gun technology. Donald H. Sebastian, senior vice president of research and development at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), stood near an oversized screen displaying a real-time video of an NJIT policeman shooting an experimental handgun in an adjacent indoor range. Although there was no applause as shots rang out, the action demonstrated that smart gun knew... (

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