Judge Orders Jury Back To Deliberations On Ellen Pao's Trial

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A San Francisco judge ordered the jury in the Ellen Pao's discrimination trial back to deliberations after they failed to reach the required majority in one of the four claims, according to reports Friday. On whether Pao had been fired because of retaliation, the jurors found eight-to-four for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, but to deliver a verdict at least 9 out of the 12 jurors must agree. The jury had earlier found for the storied venture capital firm in all claims, saying Pao's gender was not a "substantial reason" why she wasn't promoted.

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