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Ex-Theranos CEO Holmes puts mental state at issue, to be examined by U.S. experts
Attorney for Theranos’ Holmes asks for trial delay over coronavirus pandemic
Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes’ attorney has asked to push back her trial date until April 2021 citing coronavirus concerns. FOX Business’ Melissa Francis with more.
A federal judge ordered former Theranos Inc Chief Executive Elizabeth Holmes to be examined by U.S. government experts after lawyers defending her against criminal fraud charges said they may offer evidence she suffered from a mental disease or defect.
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In a decision late Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Edward Davila in San Jose, California overruled defense objections to letting a psychologist and psychiatrist chosen by the government examine the 36-year-old Holmes for 14 hours over two days, and having the examinations recorded on video.
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