As the Connecticut Supreme Court is expected to begin later this year to hear an appeal from several families whose loved ones were killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and who are seeking to hold manufacturers of the gun used responsible, legal experts, attorneys and law professors say the plaintiffs have a long, uphill battle.
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Two days after the inauguration, liberal lawyers huddled in downtown Washington to issue a call to action to scour President Donald Trump's web of businesses for any conflicts of interest that could provide fodder for a lawsuit.
Celebrations and unrest unfolded simultaneously Friday in Washington as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Supporters of Trump clashed at times with demonstrators.
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More than a dozen Democratic state attorneys general on Monday stepped into a fight to preserve the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as the agency prepares for potential peril under President Donald Trump's administration.