Litigation and trial practice

Sometimes, it’s just better to not accept certain clients. I talked about a major error by the Alex Jones lawyers here. Well, that same lawyer, Andino Reynal, was even then due to appear in a Connecticut district court for a show cause hearing regarding the disclosure by Alex Jones lawyers of confidential information about

The trial regarding the death of University of Incarnate Word student Cameron Redus is set for Sept. 19, 2022.  Years of appeals over the issue whether the UIW police department enjoyed governmental immunity was resolved.  That issue was resolved in 2020. See my blog post about that Supreme Court of Texas opinion here.  After

Alex Jones’ attorneys committed a serious error during his trial.  I talked about that error here.  Andino Reynal’s law firm sent the wrong link to the opposing attorney.  Reynal’s law firm was trying to produce requested documents.  Instead of sending access to the requested documents, the law firm sent a link to Alex Jones’

On Friday, the jury in Alex Jones’ defamation trial heard evidence about his net worth. At the close of the trial, the jury awarded the two parents $45.2 million as punitive damages. That is much less than the $150 million they had sought. But, after the trial, the parents, Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis were

On Thursday, the jury in the Alex Jones trial awarded $4 million to the two parents, Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis as compensatory damages. Compensatory damages are intended to compensate the plaintiffs for their emotional suffering. On Friday, the trial will enter a new phase in which the court will address punitive damages. That probably

Alex Jones is really having a tough time in court. He has had some bad days during his defamation trial, but Wednesday was probably the worst. He finally took the stand himself. He testified that he had never texted about the Sandy Hook shooting. Mr., Jones told the jury that he did not use email

So, Alex Jones finally took the stand in the defamation case against him. I have written about that ongoing trial here and here. Perhaps, it is not surprising that he was not honest during his testimony. Mr. Jones claimed he was bankrupt and he claimed that he cooperated with discovery requirements during the lawsuit.

The Infowars defamation trial resumed on Friday. A former Infowars employee testified via a taped deposition. The employee testified that he warned staff writers several times that they were speculating, not engaging in true journalism in regard to Sandy Hook. He said his warnings were met with laughter and jokes.

Jury Questions

The jury has