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Elizabeth Holmes’s Mixed Verdict Could Handicap an Appeal, Lawyers Say

Wall Street Journal

10 Jan 2022

Christine Wong spoke to Wall Street Journal about the verdict of the Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial, where jurors’ careful deliberations will make it harder to argue that errors or bias affected the outcome.

“The mixed verdict actually speaks to how careful the verdict really was,” Christine said. “They really matched up the evidence against the specific claims.”

According to Christine, finding one or two errors in a case related to evidence often isn’t enough to win an appeal, because the higher court can decide there was enough evidence in favor of the conviction that the errors didn’t matter.

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