A jury says Alex Jones should pay $49 million for defaming Sandy Hook parents. He might be ordered to pay only a fraction of that thanks to Texas law.
The jury ordered Alex Jones to pay $45.2 million as punishment for his Sandy Hook lies, but Texas law caps punitive damages at $750,000.news.yahoo.com
Barr says Justice Department appears to be "taking a hard look" at Trump and his inner circle
In an exclusive interview with CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge, former Attorney General Bill Barr offered his analysis of the Jan. 6 grand jury investigation and what recent subpoenas for top Trump advisers may mean for the former president.news.yahoo.com
Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4M
AUSTIN (AP) — A Texas jury Thursday ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay more than $4 million — significantly less than the $150 million being sought — in compensatory damages to the parents [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4M
A Texas jury has ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay more than $4 million in compensatory damages to the parents of a 6-year-old boy who was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre over Jones' repeated public claims that the attack was a hoax.
Alex Jones Ordered to Cough Up $4M in Disastrous Sandy Hook Battle
Briana Sanchez/Pool via REUTERSThe Texas jury that conspiracy theorist and InfoWars founder Alex Jones publicly referred to as “extremely blue collar folks” who “don’t know what planet they’re on,” found the online pseudo-celeb liable on Thursday to the tune of $4.11 million for spreading lies about the Sandy Hook school shooting.The verdict means Jones now must pay damages for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress to the mother and father of Jesse Lewis, a 6-year-old boy knews.yahoo.com
Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook attack was '100% real'
AUSTIN (AP) — For years, bombastic far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ranted to his millions of followers that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax, that children weren’t ki[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Alex Jones’ Damning Texts ACCIDENTALLY Sent to Sandy Hook Lawyer
Briana Sanchez/Pool via ReutersA day after far-right conspiracy-monger Alex Jones was scolded by a judge for chewing gum in the courtroom, opposing lawyers dropped a bombshell revelation they said proved the embattled InfoWars host has been lying on the stand.Jones testified on Wednesday for the second time in attempting to fend off one of many defamation lawsuits brought by families affected by the Sandy Hook massacre. They are seeking at least $150 million from Jones and his bankrupt media comnews.yahoo.com
Sandy Hook parents: Alex Jones claims created 'living hell'
AUSTIN (AP) — Fighting back tears and finally given the chance to confront conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, the parents of a 6-year-old killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting describe[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
The father of a Sandy Hook victim says Alex Jones has made his life a ‘living hell’ – Houston Public Media
Neil Heslin, whose 6-year-old son was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in 2012, testified that he has endured online abuse, anonymous phone calls and harassment on the street.houstonpublicmedia.org
Parents of Sandy Hook shooting victim call for accountability in Alex Jones’ defamation trial
The parents of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis are suing Jones for falsely claiming that the 2012 mass school shooting was a hoax meant to take away Americans’ guns. The trial is the first of three to determine monetary penalties against the Texas-based conspiracy theorist for his lies about the tragedy.
Alex Jones’ company files for bankruptcy midway through Sandy Hook damages trial
Free Speech Systems submitted the filing during a two-week trial to determine how much the Texas-based conspiracy theorist will award the parents of a victim in the 2012 school shooting, prompting speculation about the company’s effort to avoid bankruptcy oversight as a small business.
Judge reprimands Alex Jones for speaking to the media after he called the Sandy Hook defamation trial a 'witch hunt' during a break in the court hearings
Alex Jones told reporters the proceedings to determine how much he must pay for saying the Sandy Hook shootings were a hoax were a "kangaroo court."news.yahoo.com
Detective: Alex Jones 'most dangerous' type of attack denier
An attorney for the parents of one of the children who were killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting told jurors that conspiracy theorist Alex Jones repeatedly “lied and attacked the parents of murdered children” when he told his Infowars audience that the 2012 attack was a hoax.
'I've got to dig deep': Texas shooting tests Newtown parents
Some relatives of the victims of the 2012 attack on the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, who channeled grief into advocacy have claimed success, gradually, in areas including gun safety, attitudes around gun violence, and mental health awareness.
Sandy Hook families: Gun maker trying to wipe out lawsuit
The judge, however, allowed one lawsuit plaintiff not the Sandy Hook families to sit on the main committee of unsecured creditors. He said the bankruptcy case is so new that many people who may have claims against the company may not even know about the case. A gunman using a Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle made by Remington killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on Dec. 14, 2012. The lawsuit has been put on hold because of the bankruptcy case. Jessup on Tuesday approved a schedule for the Sept. 17 auction that allows the Sandy Hook families and others to object to the sale by Sept. 1.