Appeals Court Throws Out Ventura's $1.8 Million 'American Sniper' AwardA federal appeals court on Monday threw out the $1.8 million defamation verdict awarded to former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura.
Experts Say Free Speech At Stake In 'American Sniper' AppealLegal experts say important free speech issues will be at stake when an appeals court considers whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is entitled to the $1.8 million judgment he won against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
Media Organizations Speak Up In Jesse Ventura Defamation CaseThere's a new twist in the ongoing saga involving Jesse Ventura's defamation case.
Wife Of 'American Sniper' Author Speaking In Minn. The wife of Chris Kyle, the author of "American Sniper," will be in the Twin Cities Sunday evening.
Kyle's Widow Cancels Interviews For 'American Sniper'In the wake of the growing controversy over her late husband's memoir, the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle has decided to stay out of the limelight. Taya Kyle has called off a number of interviews that were scheduled this week.
'Sniper' Estate To Appeal Ventura Defamation VerdictThe estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle is seeking an appeal after a federal jury ruled in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in a defamation case.
‘American Sniper’ Widow Says She Has To Pay VenturaThe widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle says she'll have to pay lawsuit damages to former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura out of her own pocket. Ventura won the lawsuit in July after he claimed he was defamed by Kyle's book. Taya Kyle says she's on the hook for most of the $1.8 million in damages awarded to the former Minnesota governor.
'Sniper' Author's Widow Seeks Ventura Case Retrial The widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has asked a judge to set aside a jury's verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura or to order a new trial.
Ventura: Just Because She’s A Widow Doesn’t Mean She Can Profit From SlanderFormer Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura launched Tuesday a public relations campaign to explain why he filed the high-profile defamation suit he won last week. In a wide ranging interview on WCCO Radio, and in an online video on Ora.tv, Ventura repeatedly said the lawsuit was not about the money; it was about clearing his name.
Jesse Ventura: 'My Reputation Is Restored Now'Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says his reputation is restored. A federal jury Tuesday sided with him in his defamation lawsuit.
Slain Sniper Author Didn't Fear Ventura LawsuitJurors in Jesse Ventura's defamation case on Wednesday watched video testimony from a slain military sniper, who said he didn't fear being sued for claiming in his autobiography that he had punched the former Minnesota governor inside a bar. Ventura claims "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL who was fatally shot last year at a Texas gun range.
Ventura Suit Against Late 'Sniper' Author Proceeds Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against slain "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle will be allowed to go forward with Kyle's widow as the defendant, a federal judge ruled Thursday.