7 key moments from Alex Jones Sandy Hook defamation trial

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By Jack Queen (Reuters) – Here are seven moments that could shape a jury’s deliberations on Thursday in a trial to decide how much U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay parents of a slain child for falsely calling the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting a hoax: -An attorney for the parents of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis said in an opening statement that Jones, a webcast host, led a “vile campaign of defamation” by spreading the lie the massacre of 20 children and six staff at a Connecticut school was staged. “Mr. Jones was continually churning out this idea that Sandy Hook was fake,” Mark Bankston…

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