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Ellen Pao Harold Kahn Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers

Jury decides against Pao on three counts, sent back for fourth

27 Mar, 2015

After a 24 day trial, and two days of deliberations, the jury says it finds Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers innocent on all counts of sex discrimination against former employee Pao. However, when Judge Kahn asks each individual juror their decision, it is discovered that count 4 (was Pao terminated in response to her filing suit) has not been decided fully, having an 8-4 majority, instead of the 9-3 required, and the jury is told to go back. Kahn:

At this point ladies and gentlemen, I must ask you to resume your deliberations.