court trials

Alex Jones on trial: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to Sandy Hook parents

New York CNN Business — A Texas jury has decided to penalize Alex Jones with $45.2 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the parents of Sandy Hook shooting victim Jesse Lewis. The award, which the judge could reduce, came one day after the jury settled on $4.1 million in compensatory damages. The …

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Alex Jones caused $4 million in damages to two Sandy Hook parents, jury finds

New York CNN Business — Right-wing talk show host Alex Jones will have to pay the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim a little more than $4 million in compensatory damages, a jury decided Thursday, capping a stunning and dramatic case that showcased for the public the real-world harm affected by viral conspiracy theories. …

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Parkland shooting trial: Jurors to visit shooting site on victim Joaquin Oliver’s 22nd birthday

CNN — Jurors in the sentencing phase of the Parkland, Florida, school shooter’s trial are expected to visit the scene of the massacre Thursday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s 1200 building, which has been sealed since the attack in February 2018. The visit, Judge Elizabeth Scherer explained to jurors Wednesday, is meant to help …

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Bannon trial set to begin over failure to comply with Jan. 6 committee subpoenas

CNN — Steve Bannon is headed to trial on two criminal charges for his failure to comply with the House’s January 6, 2021, investigation 10 months after receiving subpoenas from the select committee. His proceedings begin Monday with jury selection at the federal courthouse in Washington, DC. The polarizing long-time Trump ally has always been …

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Brittney Griner court appearance ends without a verdict — another hearing is scheduled for Friday

CNN — WNBA star Brittney Griner’s hearing in a court outside Moscow ended Thursday without a verdict, and a fourth hearing in her trial was scheduled for Friday morning, a US official familiar with the matter said. She is expected to appear in court at 10 am (3 am ET), the official said. Griner was …

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