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

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

Well perhaps it is not surprising that Alex Jones disregarded the Judge’s instructions to not discuss the case with anyone. Of course, Alex Jones and Infowars host Owen Shroyer discussed the current Travis County trial on his show. The Judge pressed Mr. Jones’ lawyer, Andino Reynal on that issue. The lawyer assured the judge no

Alex Jones and InfoWars were sanctioned in 2019. See my prior post here. Now, Mr. Jones’ motion to dismiss has been denied. Alex Jones has been sued in Texas by three families from the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. Alex Jones and InfoWars claimed the shooting was not real. Two suits (field by Fontaine and

As expected, Ken Paxton has provided generous lawsuits to his former deputies. Four of his recently fired senior assistants have filed suit based on whistle blowing. They allege they were fired because they reported violations of law by AG Paxton. see my prior post about their whistle blower complaints here. The lawsuit rightly notes

Alex Jones and InfoWars provide a good lesson in how not to conduct a lawsuit. Alex Jones and InfoWars are being sued for making false claims that the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre was not real. One of the parents of the murdered children, Neil Heslin, sued Mr. Jones for defamation in Travis County, Texas.

Oberlin College is a small private, liberal arts college in rural Ohio. It is one of the more liberal colleges in Ohio and in the Midwest – located in one of the more liberal towns in Ohio and the Midwest. In 2016, Gibson’s Bakery, a small business in Oberlin, caught a student trying to shoplift

Defamation refers to uttering an untruthful statement about someone. “Libel” refers to written defamation. “Slander” refers to oral defamation. In the employment context, defamation has an extra hurdle. In Texas, to constitute defamation at work, the defamation must be made in the course and scope of employment. That is, the defamatory statement must be related