Friday, May 19, 2017

Jury Clears JAMS in Resume-Padding Trial

The Recorder reports in a breaking news alert: "The jury couldn’t decide if retired appeals judge Sheila Sonenshine made misrepresentations on her JAMS bio, but they decided that didn’t cause harm to venture capitalist Kevin Kinsella." Read More
Judge John Meyer ordered judgment for JAMS on Friday afternoon after the jury found that, regardless of whether Sonenshine’s resume was truthful, it was not a substantial factor in causing Kinsella any damage. Jurors deadlocked 8-4 in favor of JAMS and Sonenshine on the first question, but voted 11-1 for them on the latter. Nine votes were needed for a verdict.