TITLE

REGULATING LITIGATION UNDER THE PROTECTION OF LAWFUL COMMERCE IN ARMS ACT: ECONOMIC ACTIVITY OR REGULATORY NULLITY?

AUTHOR(S)
Miao Jiang, Jenny
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2007, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p537
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA) that limits the types of civil actions that can be brought against manufacturers of firearms. The PLCAA is aimed at barring the two types of civil actions: actions brought by individual plaintiffs for injuries cause to them by negligent or criminal misuse of firearms by third parties; and actions brought by municipality plaintiffs for the reimbursement of costs as a result of responding to gun-related violence within its borders.
ACCESSION #
24255448

 

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