Judge mulls possible retrial in Anheuser-Busch discrimination suit

The Anheuser-Busch logo on a company factory in St. Louis | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
The Anheuser-Busch logo on a company factory in St. Louis | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

A St. Louis Circuit Court judge is considering the possibility of a new trial in the gender discrimination case that former Anheuser-Busch executive Francine Katz brought against the brewer.

Katz’s attorneys argued Thursday that the judge should order a new trial because there were legal errors in her first trial, which ended in May with a 9-3 decision in favor of A-B.

Her lawyers said that A-B’s defense lawyers misstated the laws at stake in the earlier trial by making mention of equal pay in their closing argument. Katz never intended to argue an equal pay case, her lawyers said.

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