Jury says it is stuck in Ventura case after 5 days: The jury weighing former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ve... #airforce
ST. PAUL, MINN. — The jury weighing former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Venturas defamation lawsuit against American Sniper author Chris Kyle told the judge Monday they didnt think they could reach a unanimous verdict, but he asked them to keep trying. U.S. District Judge Richard Kyle told attorneys he received a note from jurors around noon saying: We the jury have not reached a unanimous decision. ... We feel we will not come to a unanimous decision. Monday was the fifth day of their deliberations following about 24½ hours of discussions that began after closing arguments last Tuesday. Judge Kyle asked the jury to go back one more time and have some further discussions, and told them not to lower their standards to reach a decision. He also praised them as one of the most conscientious juries hes ever had, but noted the case might have to be re-tried if they remain dead...