Alex Jones liable for defamation in Sandy Hook 'hoax' case
November 14, 2021
A Connecticut judge found Infowars host Alex Jones liable by default Monday in a defamation lawsuit brought by parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting over the conspiracy theorist's claims that the massacre was a hoax.
The ruling by the judge, who cited Jones' refusal to abide by court rulings or turn over evidence, means a jury will determine how much in damages Jones should pay to the families.
Shortly after the judge's decision, Jones went on his show and said he'd been deprived of a fair trial.
"These individuals, again, are not allowing me to have a jur...