What's Next After The Ruling In The Ventura CaseDespite Tuesday's verdict, the widow and family of Chris Kyle have to decide if they want to continue the defamation case won by Jesse Ventura against the woman's late husband.
Ventura Wins 'American Sniper' Defamation CaseA jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. On the sixth day of deliberations, the federal jury decided that the author of the 2012 best-selling book defamed Ventura in its description of a bar fight in California in 2006.
Jury Can't Reach Verdict In Ventura Defamation CaseThe jury told the judge early Monday afternoon it could not reach a unanimous verdict in the Jesse Ventura defamation lawsuit trial. The judge told the jury to give it one more chance or the case would need to be retried.
Day 4 Of Deliberation In Ventura Trial Ends With No VerdictThe jury weighing whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed by the author of "American Sniper" has ended the week without a verdict. Jurors are scheduled to resume deliberations Monday.
Jury Reaches No Verdict In Ventura Defamation Case There's still no verdict as jurors try to decide whether a decorated military sniper libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir. Jurors deliberated from about 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. Wednesday before leaving the federal courthouse in St. Paul. They received the case around noon Tuesday.
Jurors Start Considering Ventura Defamation Case An attorney for the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle says former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has failed to prove he was defamed in Kyle's book. Ventura accused Kyle of making up a story in which he said he punched Ventura in a California bar in 2006 after Ventura made remarks critical of Navy SEALs.
Ventura Must Show Sniper Disregarded Truth In Book When a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history detailed his kills in a bestselling autobiography, he also included details about a 2006 incident in which he says he punched a guy he called "Scruff Face" — later identified as former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.
Ventura Dangles Idea Of 2016 Presidential BidFormer Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is back from his part-time home in Mexico and eagerly spreading the idea he could run for the U.S. presidency in 2016.