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(Video update) (Transcript of today's proceedings) A unanimous jury decision on Tuesday handed a first-round victory to plaintiff Edwin Hardeman, as the six jury members found that Hardeman's...

March 19, 2019

Jurors will continue deliberating today, while lawyers for both sides were busy preparing for a second phase in the event the jury finds for plaintiff Edwin Hardeman in this first phase. As part of...

March 19, 2019

Today marks the beginning of the fourth week of the Hardeman V. Monsanto Roundup cancer trial, and jurors were still deliberating over the sole question that they must answer to close out the first...

March 18, 2019

(UPDATE 3:30 pm Pacific time- Jurors retiring for the day after failing again to reach a verdict. Testimony from plaintiff Edwin Hardeman to be read back to jurors Monday morning at their...

March 15, 2019

Jurors have the day off today but the lawyers do not. Chhabria is holding a hearing with attorneys for both sides at 12:30 pm Pacific time to discuss the scope of the second phase, if a second...

March 14, 2019

(Video update) (UPDATE 5:45 p.m. Pacific time – Jury has retired for the evening with no verdict. Deliberations to resume Friday.) Judge Chhabria instructed lawyers for both sides...

March 13, 2019

(Transcript from today’s proceedings) (UPDATE, 3 p.m. Pacific Time – Closing arguments are completed. The jury has received instructions for deliberations.) Closing arguments got...

March 12, 2019

(See video update here) (Transcript from today’s proceedings) Monsanto’s legal team on Monday presented testimony from Dr. Alexandra Levine, a hematologist/oncologist with City of Hope...

March 11, 2019

(Transcript from today’s proceedings) Lawyers for plaintiff Edwin Hardeman rested their case on Friday, giving Monsanto a turn to put on its own witnesses in this first phase of the...

March 8, 2019

Judge Vince Chhabria issued a stinging response to Monsanto’s motion for summary judgment on Thursday, stating in his order that there was plenty of evidence that the company’s glyphosate...

March 7, 2019

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