BREAKING NEWS ~ Federal appeals court turns back second Schiavo appeal

[JURIST] A three-judge panel of the US Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta has for a second time in three days rejected an appeal from Terri Schiavo's parents to have her feeding tube re-inserted pending federal review of her case. The ruling this time was unanimous; in a separate concurrence, Judge Charles Wilson, the dissenter in the first federal appeals ruling on Wednesday [JURIST report], wrote:

I concur in the result for the reason that the plaintiffs have been unable to come forward in their second amended complaint with any new claims palpably alleging the denial of a right secured by the Constitution or laws of the United States.
Read the opinion [PDF].


 

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