An Austin jury has ordered conspiracy theorist and InfoWars host Alex Jones to pay more than $45 million in punitive damages to the parents of a child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting for spreading the lie that the parents had helped stage the massacre. The case has been described as one of […]
Attorney Kyle Farrar recently spoke to Anderson Cooper regarding the default judgment issued against Alex Jones in a lawsuit filed by parents of children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting. You can watch video of their discussion below.
An Austin judge has issued default judgments against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, citing his pattern of bad faith in dealing with lawsuits by parents of two children killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. The rulings mean the lawsuits will proceed to a trial to determine how much money Jones and his […]
Alex Jones, the Infowars founder and conspiracy theorist who claimed that the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012 was a hoax, has lost two defamation lawsuits filed in Texas by victims’ families because he failed to provide requested information to the court, filings show. You can read more at The New York Times.
In a news opinion piece for Business Insider, Farrar & Ball trial lawyer Mark Bankston examines the controversy surrounding Big Tech’s “deplatforming” of high-profile figures who use platforms like Twitter and Facebook to spread falsehoods with sometimes dangerous results. Bankston, who has led the InfoWars defamation litigation, takes a critical view of the inconsistent application […]
In the world of conspiracy theorists, Alex Jones and Wolfgang Halbig fueled each other’s darkest tendencies. Soon after the Dec. 14, 2012, mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Mr. Jones, the right-wing provocateur, began spreading outlandish theories that the killing of 20 first graders and six educators was staged by the […]
Infowars host Alex Jones was questioned earlier this month for three hours by the lawyer of a Sandy Hook parent who has accused him of perpetuating an abhorrent hoax. It did not go well for Jones. “Like I told you, most of this stuff I can’t even remember,” Jones says about the 2012 Sandy Hook […]
In response to lawsuits filed by parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings, Alex Jones was required to answer key questions under oath. Watch the unedited videotaped deposition of Alex Jones in Lewis v. Jones, taken by attorney Mark Bankston of Kaster Lynch Farrar & Ball, LLP.
The parents of a 2012 mass shooting victim can sue Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for defamation, a Texas judge has ruled. Mr Jones sought to dismiss the suit brought by the parents of a boy killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre. Leonard Pozner and Veronique De La Rosa allege they were […]
A Texas judge denied the motion by the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to dismiss a defamation lawsuit brought against him and his Infowars operation by the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim, in a ruling released on Thursday. Read the full article on The New York Times.