Jury will hear Gibson deputy’s discrimination case (AP)

FILE - In this July 31, 2006 file photo, Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy James Mee speaks to a reporter, as he arrived at his home in Calabasas, Calif. An LA judge ruled Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, that Mee's allegations of discrimination should be heard by a jury, but cast doubts on whether the veteran officer can prove his case. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)AP – A jury should decide whether the sheriff’s deputy who arrested Mel Gibson for drunken driving suffered workplace discrimination, a judge ruled Thursday despite expressing serious concerns about whether the man can win his case.