Alex Jones must pay legal fees for ‘frivolous’ Sandy Hook appeal

AUSTIN, Texas — The 3rd Court of Appeals Wednesday denied Alex Jones’ motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit brought by a Sandy Hook parent and ordered Jones to pay $22,500 in attorney fees for what they found to be a frivolous appeal.

That means that Jones has now been assessed nearly $150,000 in legal fees in two cases — one for defamation and another for intentional infliction of emotional distress — brought by Neil Heslin, whose 6-year-old son, Jesse Lewis, was one of the 20 first-graders killed along with six school staffers in the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., which Jones and others on his InfoWars conspiracy news site portrayed as a hoax.

Full Story @ The Philadelphia Inquirer
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