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An emotional verdict for jurors in Ellen Pao trial
An emotional verdict for jurors in Ellen Pao trial

She didn’t expect the trial to become a media circus. She’d never even heard of the plaintiff, Ellen Pao, or the defendant, venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, before the first day of the trial. But Marshalette Ramsey, known as “Juror 2” in the high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit, quickly learned. The 41-year old transit manager from San Francisco spent the past five weeks with 11 other jurors hearing evidence in a case she didn’t yet realize was being followed by newspapers, websites and television stations around the world. Pao had sued claiming gender discrimination and retaliation. After more than a month of testimony, the jury...

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