Alex Jones of InfoWars has been conducting the strangest litigation. He has completely refused to cooperate in discovery in two major lawsuits. His conduct was so bad that that one court found him in default as a sanction. Now, he has filed a Chap. 11 bankruptcy petition. Chap. 11 does not involve a final accounting.

This really is not how to manage a lawsuit. A Connecticut judge has ordered that Alex Jones be sanctioned $25,000  per weekday until he appears for his deposition. The Judge found Mr. Jones in contempt of court for missing two deposition dates. It is very odd that Jones has totally failed to cooperate in discovery

I have written before about Alex Jones here and here. The Infowars broadcaster and purveyor of conspiracy theories was found in default against Sandy Hook Elementary plaintiffs in 2021. Now, the parties appear to be engaging in discovery about his income. In the Connecticut lawsuit, they appear to be preparing for a trial just

When I mention “sanctions” to clients, their eyes get big. They ask me what are sanctions? Sanctions are whatever a judge thinks is appropriate for folks who abuse our judicial system. Most abuse is pretty minor. So, sanctions will be minor. One client refused to disclose a medical care provider, because the medical care was

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

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.