Alex Jones can’t use bankruptcy to avoid Sandy Hook damages, judge rules

“A Texas judge has ruled that the Infowars host, Alex Jones, cannot use bankruptcy protection to avoid paying nearly $1.5bn to families who sued over his conspiracy theories that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax.

The decision is another significant defeat for Jones in the wake of juries in Texas and Connecticut punishing him over spreading falsehoods about the nation’s deadliest school shooting. US district judge Christopher Lopez of Houston issued the ruling on Thursday.

Jones filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last year…”

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/oct/20/alex-jones-bankruptcy-sandy-hook-damages-judge-ruling

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historydoctor
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historydoctor(@historydoctor)
4 months ago

It would be nice if Jones’ attempt to evade the penalties imposed by the courts was treated as contempt of court and punished with jail time, but it probably won’t be.

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