Judge Orders Jury to Resume Deliberations In Bias Case

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Closing Arguments Made In The Discrimination Case Pao v. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC
APEllen Pao, former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, arrives at state court in San Francisco, California, U.S.
By Sudhin Thanawala

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A judge has ordered a jury to resume deliberations in a Silicon Valley gender bias case after a discrepancy was discovered in the jury count.

The development came Friday after a court clerk had announced in court that the jury had decided that the firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female worker.The jury was re-polled after the announcement and a discrepancy was found in the vote total.

The jury in San Francisco was deliberating in a lawsuit filed by Ellen Pao against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

The lawsuit claimed she was fired when she complained about discrimination.
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