Are Gun Manufacturers Liable for Crimes Committed Using Their Products?

TitleAre Gun Manufacturers Liable for Crimes Committed Using Their Products?
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsLadenson, R
Corporate Authorsof Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, IIT
Date Published03/1995
PublisherCenter for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology
Publication Languageeng
Keywordsbusiness , BUSINESS ethics , Law , SOCIAL responsibility
AbstractLawyers for seven victims and their families of a shooting rampage at a San Francisco office building that left eight people dead and six wounded have asked a judge to let them sue the maker of the gun used in the shooting. Is it fair to hold the gun manufacturer in this case liable for compensating victims and their families of a shooting rampage?
NotesCase Study from the 1995 Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl
URLhttp://ethics.iit.edu/EEL/Gun%20Maker.pdf
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