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THE LEGAL CASE

Lawsuits sought to determine patient's wishes, then rights

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / April 1, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- The legal outcome of the Terri Schiavo case turned on two questions: whether Schiavo would have chosen to remain on a feeding tube while severely brain-damaged, and whether her constitutional rights were violated by the state court trial that determined her wishes. (Full article: 599 words)

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