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March 27, 2023, 9:25 PM

Alex Jones’s Firm Wins Key Bankruptcy Ruling in Sandy Hook Case

Steven Church
Steven Church
Bloomberg News

The production company of right-wing radio host Alex Jones can reorganize itself as a small business even though Jones owes $1.4 billion to the families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims, a Texas judge ruled Monday.

US Bankruptcy Judge Christopher M. Lopez agreed with Jones’ company, Free Speech Systems, which argued that it met the test as a small business when it filed for bankruptcy in July. The families and the US Trustee argued that Free Speech lost eligibility when Jones filed a related, personal bankruptcy a few months later.

Alex Jones in Texas in 2020.
Photographer: Alex Scott/Bloomberg

The ruling means Free Speech, based in Austin, Texas, ...

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