The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting intends to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a Connecticut court ruling that reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that had been filed by victims’ relatives.
Court documents filed Friday show that Remington notified the Connecticut Supreme Court of its plans to pursue an appeal with the nation’s highest court.
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A lower Connecticut court dismissed the lawsuit. The state Supreme Court ruled last month that Remington can be sued over how it marketed the rifle to the public.
Remington has until June to file with the US Supreme Court.