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Alex Jones of Infowars talks to the media while visiting the U.S. Senate's Dirksen Senate office building on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S.

Alex Jones’ Personal Assets To Be Sold To Pay $1.5B Sandy Hook Debt. Company Bankruptcy Is Dismissed

Dismissal of the company's case means the families can now move immediately to collect on the $1.5 billion in state courts in Texas and Connecticut where they won defamation lawsuits.

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Radio host Alex Jones of Infowars talks to the news media as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 5, 2018.

Alex Jones Can’t Use Bankruptcy to Avoid Paying Sandy Hook Families, Judge Rules

The decision is another significant defeat for Jones in the wake of juries punishing him over spreading falsehoods about the nation’s deadliest school shooting.

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Judge Orders Alex Jones to Pay Additional $473M in Punitive Damages to Sandy Hook Plaintiffs

Alex Jones and his company Free Speech Systems owe an additional $473 million in punitive damages to eight families who lost children in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre as well as an FBI agent, Connecticut Judge Barbara Bellis ordered Nov. 10.

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Attorney Mark Bankston questions Alex Jones on the stand during his trial.

Jury: Alex Jones Owes Sandy Hook Couple $45.2 Million with Massive Punitive Damages Award

In a 10-day trial filled with bellicose theatrics, rebukes and grief, the jury in the Alex Jones defamation case decided Friday that Jones owes Sandy Hook parents Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis $45.2 million in punitive damages. 

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Radio host Alex Jones of Infowars talks to the news media as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 5, 2018.

Judge Fines Alex Jones for Failing to Appear for a Deposition in Sandy Hook Defamation Suit

On March 30th, a Connecticut judge found Infowars host Alex Jones in contempt of court for failing to appear for a deposition in a defamation suit brought by the families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims. Jones has been sued by several families over his claims that the Sandy Hook shootings were a “giant hoax” and had been staged by the government to undermine the Second Amendment.

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Alex Jones Liable by Default in Sandy Hook Elementary Defamation Suit

On Monday, November 15th, a superior court judge in Connecticut ruled that conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was liable by default in a defamation lawsuit. Judge Barbara Bellis issued the default judgement after years of Jones’ refusal to turn over financial and web analytics data that had been ordered by the court.

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Alex Jones of Infowars talks to the media while visiting the U.S. Senate's Dirksen Senate office building on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S.

Judge Issues Default Judgment In Alex Jones’ Sandy Hook Defamation Suits

A district court judge for Travis County, Texas issued a default judgment against Alex Jones for failing to comply with discovery requests in the defamation suits brought by two families in the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting. The shooting, which occurred on December 14, 2012, resulted in the deaths of 20 children and six adult school staff members. The rulings mean that the suits will proceed to trial to determine how much Jones and his media company, Infowars, will pay the parents for defamation and emotional stress.

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Texas Supreme Court Says Defamation Suits Against Alex Jones Can Continue

On January 22nd, the Texas Supreme Court rejected conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ request to toss four defamation lawsuits filed by parents whose children died in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The suits claim that Jones' statements calling the mass shooting a “giant hoax,” and accusing the parents of faking their children’s death were defamatory and caused the families emotional distress.

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