Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Login
BROWSE
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Login
Advanced Search Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

New York’s Bid to End NRA Gets Skeptical Reaction From Judge (2)

Dec. 10, 2021, 11:40 PM

A New York judge expressed skepticism about the state’s attempt to dissolve the National Rifle Association over decades of financial malfeasance, asking why the matter couldn’t be resolved in a way that would “preserve an entity of this vintage.”

“The question is why can’t the two be separated?” Manhattan state court judge Joel M. Cohen asked at a Friday hearing over an NRA request to dismiss the state’s suit against the 150-year-old organization. “Why can’t you address the financial issues without dissolving the entire entity?”

New York Attorney General Letitia James sued the NRA late last year alleging it violated ...