- Oct 25, 2021
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Kleiman v. Wright Jurors Unable to Make a Decision — Judge Issues Allen Charge Extending Deliberation Time
Following the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, jurors from the
“I’ve had a few requests for updates on Kleiman v. Wright,” Bolada
Unfortunately, we cannot come to a conclusion and we cannot all agree on a verdict on any of the questions.
“Not a hung jury yet, but this isn’t looking good for a verdict,” Bolada further
Judge Beth Bloom did end up
Extended Deliberation Time
If the jury cannot come to a verdict, the judge may declare a mistrial, and a new trial must occur with a new set of jurors. The judgment, if the plaintiffs won, is massive in terms of monetary value as estimates say it could be anywhere between
With the Allen charge, the judicial jury has extended deliberation time, and if the group cannot come to a decision it will end up being a hung jury and Judge Beth Bloom will have to decide again whether they should deliberate further. Traditionally, the push to deliberate further is not usually chosen more than twice. At the end of the day on Thursday, Law360’s Carolina Bolada
No verdict. The jury has asked to come back tomorrow. I am so ready for this to be over.
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