The state’s highest court is set to hear arguments on Wednesday on whether a gun dealer in Ohio can be sued in New York after a firearm he sold at a gun show in his home state was trafficked to Buffalo, where it was used in a shooting more than a decade ago.

The Court of Appeals has the opportunity to decide whether the litigation would violate the due process rights of Charles Brown, the Ohio dealer, who sold more than 180 guns to a man he knew was from Buffalo, New York, at a gun show in 2000.

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