Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been found liable for defamation for repeatedly calling the Sandy Hook school massacre a hoax, while labelling victims’ families as “crisis actors.”
A Texas jury has decided Jones must pay US$4 million in compensatory damages to Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, whose son 6-year-old Jesse Lewis was among the 26 people killed in the December 2012 in Newtown, Conn.
Global’s Jackson Proskow looks at the proceedings and why it’s just the start of the Infowars host’s legal problems.
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