Friday, June 04, 2004
Schiavo case on fast track to Florida Supreme Court.
Meanwhile, Terri's parents are again contesting her husband's right to make medical decisions for her -- an issue that has been litigated and re-litigated and always comes out the same way every time - in favor of the husband. The Second District Court of Appeal's opinion from last June neatly summarizes the issue. Apparently "finality" is a foreign concept in Florida's court system.
For more on the lower court's opinion and other recent developments in this case go here and here.