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Florida High Court Rules Against 'Terri's Law'

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Florida High Court Rules Against 'Terri's Law'

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Florida High Court Rules Against 'Terri's Law'

Florida High Court Rules Against 'Terri's Law'

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Terri Schiavo and her mother, Mary Schindler. Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation hide caption

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The Florida Supreme Court rules unanimously to strike down "Terri's Law." The legislation gave Florida's governor the power to ignore court rulings regarding treatment of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo, the subject of a conflict between her husband and other family members. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.