Prosecutors Question Elizabeth Holmes's Silence On Mental Defense

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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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