Legal Analysis: the Terri Schiavo Case

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The ongoing legal battle over Terri Schiavo's future moves to a federal appeals court in Atlanta. Early Tuesday morning, a federal district judge in Florida refused to order the reinsertion of a feeding tube, as requested by her parents. NPR's Neal Conan discusses the latest decision and what happens next.


Hank Greely, law professor and Director of the Center for Law and the Biosciences, at Stanford.

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