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Emma Platoff

Emma Platoff is a breaking news and civil courts reporter at the Tribune, where she started as a fellow in 2017. She is the first to fill either role. A recent graduate of Yale University, Emma is the former managing editor of the Yale Daily News and a former intern at The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Hartford Courant.

Recent Contributions

Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune

After the Santa Fe shooting, a lawsuit aims to “effect change.” Can civil cases do what legislation hasn't?

The lawsuit filed against the Santa Fe shooting suspect's parents aims to hold gun owners responsible for the way they store their firearms around their troubled children. Experts say it fits into a nationwide pattern of gun liability cases that aspire to keep gun owners and manufacturers accountable through fear of high-cost lawsuits.

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