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Alex Jones declines to put on a defense in defamation trial

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones declined to put on a defense Wednesday at his defamation trial in Connecticut and was back in Texas in advance of closing arguments over how much he should pay for promoting the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax.

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Torts: Defamation-Limited-Purpose Public Figure-Actual Malice

Plaintiff filed suit against defendant, alleging that defendant published false and defamatory statements regarding a criminal complaint filed against plaintiff’s former fleet manager, charging him with theft by swindle. The district court dismissed plaintiff’s complaint, ruling that plaintiff was a ...

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Petition seeks to expose posters on Internet site

A petition seeking damages for libel and libel per se has been filed by three of the four people who received letters from the Fox School District last year warning them to curtail alleged “threats, defamation and harassment.”

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