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The Terri Schiavo case was a right-to-die legal case in the Uni...

wikipedia - 15 Sep 2016
The Terri Schiavo case was a right-to-die legal case in the United States from 1990 to 2005, involving Theresa Marie "Terri" Schiavo, a woman in an irreversible persistent vegetative state. Schiavo's husband and legal guardian argued that Schiavo would not have wanted prolonged artificial life support without the prospect of recovery, and elected to remove her feeding tube. Schiavo's parents argued in favor of continuing artificial nutrition and hydration and challenged Schiavo's medical diagnosis. T
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Judges and their toughest cases

Harvard Law School News - 19 Oct 2018
Most of the stories deal with the rule of law and judicial independence, but stories of judges who presided over high-profile cases also offer a warning about political interference. The judges who ruled on Terri Schiavo's “right-to-die,” Elian ...
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Panel discusses the rulings that took the most effort, biggest toll

Harvard Gazette - 18 Oct 2018
“I don't think I had ever really heard judges speak or write publicly about their thought processes and their tough cases the way this book captures,” said Andrew Crespo '05, J.D. '08, an assistant professor of law at Harvard Law School (HLS) and one ...
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PHOTOS: Today in History, October 21

MetroWest Daily News - 21 Oct 2018
Jeb Bush answers reporters questions about the status of the Terri Schiavo case, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003, in Tallahassee, Florida. (AP Photo/Phil Coale, File). [52/53]. Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini making a speech to the Italian Police corps ...
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Democrats, This Is No Time to Panic

Bloomberg - 08 Oct 2018
But, barring any new hard evidence, this will look like sour grapes, in which Democrats' best-case scenario would be a partisan House vote on impeachment, the Senate balks and voters revolt — a reprise of Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment, of which ...
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Judging A Book: Block Reviews 'Tough Cases'

Law360 - 25 Sep 2018
We learn about retired Florida Judge George W. Greer's painstaking angst when he ordered the “pulling of the plug” in the Terri Schiavo case; the personal attacks former Florida Judge Jennifer Bailey had to endure in allowing Elián González to be ...
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More Myths of Terri Schiavo

Discovery Institute - 02 Feb 2018
The myths about the Terri Schiavo case are repeated so often, it can be a futile effort to keep the story straight. One such myth is that the family somehow edited videos of Terri to make it appear falsely that she was conscious. The latest example of ...
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More Falsehoods About Terri Schiavo's Family

National Review - 29 Jan 2018
The myths about the Terri Schiavo case are repeated so often, it can be a futile effort to keep the story straight. One such myth is that the family somehow edited videos of Terri to make it appear falsely that she was conscious. The latest example of ...
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France's 'Terri Schiavo' gains a reprieve

Lifesite - 23 Apr 2018
France's “Terri Schiavo”, whose feeding tube was supposed to been pulled a few days ago because a doctor, Vincent Sanchez of the University Hospital of Reims, north of Paris, had decided that feeding him was equivalent to “therapeutic obstinacy”, has ...
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A look back: The Terri Schiavo case

CBS News - 31 Mar 2016
In 1990, 26-year-old Terri Schiavo fell into a persistent vegetative state after suffering cardiac arrest. A fierce highly public battle took place between her parents, Robert and Mary Schindler, and her husband, Michael Schiavo, who wanted to ...
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52 Psychology Terms You Keep Using Wrong

Reader's Digest - 02 Oct 2018
Comas typically last less than a month, after which the person emerges with varying degrees of brain damage or none. By contrast, a persistent vegetative state is ongoing and may involve permanent brain injury. In one highly publicized case, Terri ...
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This Is What Medical Authoritarianism Looks Like

National Review - 13 Apr 2018
The Alfie Evans saga continues to roil the U.K., and it is increasingly looking like the Terri Schiavo case. One huge difference: Instead of an abandoning husband embroiled in a life and death struggle with a blood family — as in Terri's situation ...
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What Does It Mean to Die?

The New Yorker - 29 Jan 2018
The family set up a GoFundMe page to pay for Jahi to be airlifted to another hospital (“We acknowledge that the odds are stacked against us,” Nailah wrote), and strangers who learned about the case in the media contributed more than fifty thousand ...

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