Jun 8, 2019 - Technology

James Damore's Google lawsuit will continue, despite court's doubts

In this image, Jason Damore sits in front of news microphones.

James Damore alongside attorney Harmeet Dhillon on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Photo: Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group via Getty Images

James Damore's infamous lawsuit against former employer Google will continue into the discovery phase, despite Damore exiting the lawsuit in 2018, the Verge reports.

Catch up quick: Damore was fired after filing a lawsuit against Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men. He also claimed that tech's gender gap exists in part because men are "biologically" better suited for the work — which has been contested by experts.

Details: The case analysis states that the court "has doubts regarding the viability" of labeling conservatives as a "political subclass" that can be identified under the law. Damore's full lawsuit accuses Google of discrimination against conservative white men and Asians, per the Verge.

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