Bloomberg Law
Aug. 2, 2022, 10:36 PM

Alex Jones Reprimanded by Judge During Defamation Case Testimony

Janet Miranda
Janet Miranda

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was reprimanded by a judge in Travis County, Texas, on Tuesday after he said on the stand that he complied with discovery and that he was bankrupt, potentially violating his witness oath.

The Austin-based InfoWars radio and web show host took the stand in a county court for part of the trial that will determine how much he must pay for spreading lies that the killing of 20 schoolchildren and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., in 2012 was a hoax.

The court already determined in a 2021 default judgment that Jones ...