A Wisconsin jury’s award of $450,000 this week to the father of a Sandy Hook murder victim over conspiracy theories is likely to have an impact in similar cases in Connecticut, where the massacre took place in 2012, legal professionals said.

On Tuesday, the Wisconsin jury handed up a verdict in favor of Leonard Pozner, concluding that authors James Fetzer and Mike Palacek, who wrote the book “Nobody Died at Sandy Hook,”  defamed him. Pozner’s 6-year-old son Noah was killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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