Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Sandy Hook Gun Case To Be Heard By Reconfigured Supreme Court

Sandy Hook Gun Case To Be Heard By Reconfigured Supreme Court

The high-profile legal appeal by families of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims who sued the manufacturer of the gun used in the 2012 massacre will be heard by a state Supreme Court panel that will include only three sitting full-time justices.

Justices Richard Palmer, Andrew McDonald and Richard Robinson are scheduled to hear the case on Nov. 14. They will be joined by senior Justice Christine Vertefuille, who only hears cases on an as-needed basis, and three appellate court judges, Raheem Mullins, Nina F. Elgo and Bethany J. Alvord.

Two current justices — Chief Justice Chase Rogers and newly appointed Gregory D’Auria — won’t hear the case. Rogers is not...

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