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Terri Schiavo Law Tested in State's High Court

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Terri Schiavo Law Tested in State's High Court

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Terri Schiavo Law Tested in State's High Court

Terri Schiavo Law Tested in State's High Court

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The Florida Supreme Court hears arguments over the constitutionality of a law meant to keep a brain-damaged woman alive. The law, known as Terri's Law, was passed last fall by the Florida legislature. Terri Schiavo has been at the heart of a legal battle over whether her husband has the right to remove the feeding tube that keeps her alive. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.