Bloomberg Law
March 17, 2023, 9:42 PM

Elizabeth Holmes Makes Plea to Put Off Prison as She Appeals (1)

Joel Rosenblatt
Joel Rosenblatt
Bloomberg News

Five weeks before she’s due to report to prison, Elizabeth Holmes made her pitch to remain free on bail as she appeals her fraud conviction.

The Theranos Inc. founder on Friday made what will likely be her last appearance before US District Judge Edward Davila in San Jose, California, who presided over her four-month trial in 2021 and sentenced her in November to serve 11 1/4 years of incarceration for deceiving investors in her blood-testing startup.

Elizabeth Holmes arrives at federal court in San Jose on Friday.
Photographer: Benjamin Fanjoy/Bloomberg

Holmes already has initiated an appeal of last year’s jury verdict finding her guilty of multiple criminal counts of defrauding investors. That process ...