Defense team rests in Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial
December 8, 2021
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Fallen entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes has finished her attempt to persuade a jury that she suffered lapses in business judgment but never engaged in fraud while running blood-testing startup Theranos.
Her defense lawyers rested their case Wednesday shortly after she walked off the witness stand.
That gave Holmes the final say among the more than 30 witnesses who testified in a high-profile trial that began three months ago i n the heart of Silicon Valley. It's the same locale where Holmes became a media sensation before Theranos collapsed in ruins amid evidence that...