Solomon: What Does Elon Musk’s Victory in Court Ultimately Mean?
It took the jury in the Elon Musk class action around two hours to decide that he was not legally responsible for what happened to investors who relied on his 2018 tweets in which he claimed that funding was secured to take Tesla private.
The jury foreman called the case against Musk “disorganized,” explaining to the plaintiff’s lawyers that he didn’t know what they were driving at and that the case seemed to rely entirely on the tweets.
That’s because the case could and should have been won entirely on the tweets. As I explained on NBC News, this jury simply got it wrong.
The opening statements in the trial (seems like they were a year ago, but …