Juror's Health Impedes Rajaratnam Deliberations

Law360, New York (May 2, 2011, 6:55 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in New York on Monday agreed to suspend jury deliberations for a day in the insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam in order to accommodate a juror's unspecified medical issues.

Following hours of closed-door discussions over the matter, a representative for U.S. District Judge Richard J. Holwell released the announcement to members of the press gathered in the Manhattan federal court.

The announcement came at about 3 p.m., following nearly six days of deliberations over the 14-count indictment against the Galleon Group LLC...
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