Mistrial denied as jury weighs damages against Alex Jones in Sandy Hook defamation trial

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By Jack Queen (Reuters) -A Texas judge denied Alex Jones’s motion for a mistrial on Thursday as jury deliberations resumed in a defamation case over the U.S. conspiracy theorist’s false claims about the Sandy Hook mass shooting. The mistrial request followed the disclosure during the two-week-long trial https://www.reuters.com/business/media-telecom/7-key-moments-alex-jones-sandy-hook-defamation-trial-2022-08-04 that Jones’s lawyer accidentally sent two years of the U.S. conspiracy theorist’s text messages to the plaintiffs. Federico Andino Reynal, an attorney for Jones, told Judge Maya Guerra…

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