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Alex Jones' attorney is trying to subpoena Hillary Clinton in Connecticut court in Sandy Hook defamation case

Alex Jones' attorney is trying to subpoena Hillary Clinton in Connecticut court in Sandy Hook defamation case

- New Haven Register
Alex Jones, an extremist who has previously promoted hoaxes on his Texas-based internet broadcast, has asked a Connecticut judge to subpoena Hillary Clinton, claiming she is behind a group of Sandy Hook families suing him for defamation.
Norm Pattis, one of Jones’ attorneys, said Clinton wanted revenge for Jones’ “vitriolic criticism” of her on his Infowars program.
“The defendants in this case believe that this suit was filed six years after the...

Charges dropped against accused deadly fire starter

Charges dropped against accused deadly fire starter

Prosecutor cites lack of evidence, including unreliable witness

- Hartford Courant
Arson and murder charges against a woman accused of using hand sanitizer to start a fire that killed one and injured dozens in Hartford last year have been dismissed.
The case against Destiny Waite, 29, of Hartford was dismissed June 18 in Superior Court in Hartford. Her charges included felony murder, first-degree arson and four counts of first-degree assault, the latter charge because four people were critically injured in the fire.
“I’m just happy that it’s off...

Bill Cosby to be Released from Prison After Pennsylvania Supreme Court Deems Trial Tainted

Bill Cosby to be Released from Prison After Pennsylvania Supreme Court Deems Trial Tainted

- Your Content
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has deemed comedian Bill Cosby did not receive a fair trial and ordered his immediate release from prison, Your Content is learning.
As Your Content readers know, prosecutors tangled in the Bill Cosby trial threw their boss under the bus after admitting under oath to using questionable tactics to secure a conviction—including a groundbreaking claim that the comedian was tricked into a phony immunity deal to self-incriminate himself after giving cops...

Labor Board Rules Against Fired Cop

Labor Board Rules Against Fired Cop

- New Haven Independent
A state labor board has upheld the firing of former Police Officer Jason Santiago for kicking, pulling, and punching a handcuffed suspect — after a fellow cop recanted earlier testimony against his former colleague, but a different use-of-force expert condemned Santiago’s actions as worse than previously determined.
The Connecticut State Board of Mediation and Arbitration (SBMA) issued that decision last week. The Independent obtained a copy of the 20-page arbitration award on...

One on One with Trial Attorney- Norm Pattis

One on One with Trial Attorney- Norm Pattis

- Killer Cross Examination
[podcast]
Connecticut Magazine called Norm Pattis, the Connecticut civil rights and criminal defense lawyer, the Defender of the Despised. It is a mantle he wears proudly. If you read about a criminal case in Connecticut, there is a good chance that Pattis represents the client, passed on the case or is in talks to take it over. His clients include Alex Jones, the controversial conservative firebrand and host of Infowars. Pattis is my guest on this week’s episode of Killer Cross...

Norm Pattis Expects a Riot: Lawyer Asks Jurors to Acquit Chauvin for Killing George Floyd

Norm Pattis Expects a Riot: Lawyer Asks Jurors to Acquit Chauvin for Killing George Floyd

"I fear you will compromise on your oath out of fear," wrote attorney Norm Pattis, who is not involved in the case. "Rise above your fear."

- Connecticut Law Tribune
A Connecticut lawyer not involved in the case went online to advocate on behalf of the police officer charged with killing George Floyd outside a store May 25, 2020.
Norm Pattis believes Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin should be acquitted in the death of George Floyd, whose killing led to protests nationwide and globally.
And he’s advising jurors to be ready for rioting if they “do your duty.”
In a Facebook post and a 30-minute podcast, both of which...

U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal by Alex Jones in Sandy Hook defamation case

U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal by Alex Jones in Sandy Hook defamation case

- The Wilton Bulletin
The U.S. Supreme Court denied an appeal by extremist Alex Jones to revisit sanctions the Infowars host received in Connecticut trial court, where he is being sued for defamation by an FBI agent and six families who lost loved ones in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre.
“Obviously, this is a disappointment,” said Jones’ lawyer, Norm Pattis, who argued that sanctions Jones received in 2019 after his “blood on the streets” rant against an attorney representing the...

State v. Jermain Richards


Alex Jones argues 'blood on the streets' rant against attorney of Newtown families was protected free speech

Alex Jones argues 'blood on the streets' rant against attorney of Newtown families was protected free speech

- News Times
Extremist Alex Jones has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that his “blood on the streets” rant against an attorney representing families who lost loved ones in the Sandy Hook shooting was protected free speech.
Norm Pattis, the high-profile New Haven attorney, calls the sanction Jones received in trial court after his 2019 rant an “unprecedented attack on freedom of speech” and a “direct, frontal assault on the First Amendment itself” because...

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