NJ Governor Nominates Familiar Face To State Supreme Court
NEWTOWN, Conn –-(Ammoland.com)- Products liability attorney Anne Patterson, who once represented Colt in a lawsuit brought by the city of Camden, N.J., has been nominated by Gov. Chris Christie to serve on the state's Supreme Court.
The Camden lawsuit was brought about more than 10 years ago when the city tried to hold lawful firearms manufacturers responsible for criminal actions involving guns.
The city voluntarily dropped its suit in July of 2003.
Ms. Patterson, currently of Riker Danzig, is being opposed by several gun-control groups in the state.
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