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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Suing the Gun Industry: A Battle at the Crossroads of Gun Control and Mass Torts

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Edited by: Timothy Lytton

ISBN13: 9780472032112
ISBN: 0472032119
Published: December 2006
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: £22.95

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Gun litigation deserves a closer look amid the lessons learned from decades of legal action against the makers of asbestos, Agent Orange, silicone breast implants, and tobacco products, among others.

Suing the Gun Industry collects the diverse and often conflicting opinions of an outstanding cast of specialists in law, public health, public policy, and criminology and distills them into a complete picture of the intricacies of gun litigation and its repercussions for gun control.

Using multiple perspectives, Suing the Gun Industry scrutinizes legal action against the gun industry. Such a broad approach highlights the role of this litigation within two larger controversies: one over government efforts to reduce gun violence, and the other over the use of mass torts to regulate unpopular industries.