A federal judge on Friday will decide whether disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes
should serve a lengthy prison sentence for duping investors
endangering patients while peddling a bogus blood-testing technology.
Holmes' sentencing in the same San Jose, California
courtroom where she was convicted on four counts of investor fraud
conspiracy in January marks a climactic moment in a saga that has been
dissected in an HBO documentary and an award-winning Hulu TV series
about her meteoric rise and mortifying downfall.
U.S. District Judge Edward Davila will take center stage as he weighs the federal government's
recommendation to send Holmes, 38, to federal prison for 15 years.
preferably served in home confinement.