Jury Selection Begins In Alex Jones’ Sandy Hook Trial

The Huffington Post reports:

On Monday, a jury in Austin will be selected to determine how much Alex Jones and Infowars will ultimately have to pay to parents for the pain he inflicted on them for more than half a decade after the death of their child. Opening arguments start Tuesday at Travis County Court, and the trial will be open to the public.

The jury will look at two factors: How much Jones should pay for damages, and how much additional money he should pay based on his net worth. Jones has closely guarded his financial earnings for years, but there are clues that give a glimpse into how much his empire is worth.

For instance, HuffPost reported in January that the Infowars store ― which sells a hodgepodge of dietary supplements and survival gear ― sold $165 million in product from September 2015 to the end of 2018, according to court filings related to one of the defamation lawsuits Jones recently lost.

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