Carlson, Hannity, Fox Stars Go Before Jury As Dominion Trial Starts Monday

'This is Christmas Eve for defamation scholars' says RonNell Andersen Jones, a University of Utah law professor.

  • The trial in Dominion Voting Systems has a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News begins Monday in Delaware courtroom.
  • Fox News executives and on on-camera stars will have to answer for their role in allowing guest on their shows who spreading doubt about the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
  • Jurors decide on the specific question: Did Fox defame the voting machine company by airing now-debunked stories alleging the election was rigged against then-President Trump, despite at least some at the network privately doubting – in now made-public emails – false claims being pushed by Trump and his allies?
  • Among those expected to testify over the next several weeks are Fox News stars Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity and founder Rupert Murdoch.
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