Prosecutors Question Elizabeth Holmes's Silence On Mental Defense


The government is now questioning Holmes's lawyers why their legal draft didn't address the mental health defense they've been appealing to earlier.

What Happened: In Elizabeth Holmes' trial, for her fraudulent business practices at the blood-testing startup Theranos, prosecutors are now questioning whether she still plans to claim she was suffering from a "mental disease or defect," Bloomberg reports.  

In a court filing, prosecutors have asked Holmes why there is no single mention about the mental health defense in the 45-page questionnaire, which her lawyers want to use to vet jurors for her trial. 

"Given the breadth in number and coverage of questions that defendant …

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