Elizabeth Holmes Appears in Court for the First Time Since Release of HBO Documentary

PEOPLE.com | 4/22/2019 | Staff
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Elizabeth Holmes is back in court.

The 35-year-old appeared at a San Jose, California, federal courthouse on Monday for a status hearing.

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It marks her first appearance since the March release of the HBO documentary The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley which follows the rise and fall of her company Theranos.

Holmes, who faces charges in wire fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud, appeared calm and was dressed in a light blue button-down shirt, gray slacks and gray blazer.

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Also in the courtroom was former Theranos president Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, who is also facing charges of fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

A judge proposed July 8 as the start date for Holmes’ trial, according to a tweet by CNBC reporter Sally Shin.

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Attorneys for Holmes and Balwani did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

In March 2018, Holmes and Balwani were charged with “raising more than $700 million from investors through an elaborate, years-long fraud” by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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