An attorney representing the widow of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle claims both a judge and jury made mistakes that led to a $1.8 million defamation verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.
“American Sniper” is topping the box office, but don’t expect to see former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura lining up at a movie theater to see the Oscar nominated film anytime soon.
A judge has rejected a request from the widow of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle to order a new trial or set aside a jury’s verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.
A federal jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his lawsuit against the estate of slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle.
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Jurors in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle have gone home for the night but will return Tuesday.
Jurors tells judge they don’t think they can reach unanimous verdict in Ventura-Kyle case.
Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate on whether a late famed military sniper defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir.
A woman testified that she saw someone punch Jesse Ventura at a bar in 2006, contradicting his assertion that the incident described in a Chris Kyle’s book never happened.
Jurors in Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit heard slain military sniper Chris Kyle say in a recording that he didn’t want his book overshadowed by his alleged fight.
A slain military sniper whose memoir sparked a lawsuit from former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura admitted before his death that he removed Ventura’s name from the book because he was afraid of being sued.
A five-hour videotaped deposition from Chris Kyle, who penned the book “American Sniper,” will be the focus of Wednesday’s testimony in a defamation trial surrounding the book, according to Minneapolis CBS station WCCO.