Money. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. The story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos is an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong. How did the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye? How did the woman once heralded as “the next Steve Jobs” find herself facing criminal charges — to which she pleaded not guilty — and up to decades in prison? How did her technology, meant to revolutionize health care, potentially put millions of patients a ...
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We begin with Breaking News that on Tuesday, September 14th the case went to the jury. Meanwhile, on Thursday September 9th, Ethan Milius and Habib Balian wrapped up closing arguments for the prosecution and Dick DeGuerin commenced closing arguments for the defense. In this episode, Small Time Caveman Lawyer: Closing Arguments — Part 2, host Kary Antholis and co-host Brittany Bookbinder discuss the stark contrast between the prosecution's appeal to the jury with a rapid-fire display of facts in evidence and the defense's approach of courting sympathy for an elderly client and portrayal of the court’s rulings in the trial as highly prejudicial. Kary and Brittany are joined by Charles V. Bagli, who is covering the trial for The New York Times and CrimeStory.com, to discuss the day's arguments, as well as the fireworks that erupted between the parties once the jury left the courtroom.
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