A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Terri Schiavo appeal denied (UPDATE)

The three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals has ruled 2-1 to deny the emergency request to reinsert Terri Schiavo's feeding tube. Further appeals are certain.

The text of the ruling is here.

UPDATE: The full panel of the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals court this afternoon has rejected the request for an expedited rehearing by a 10-2 vote . The majority did not give an explanation, but the two dissenting judges explained their dissent. The text is here.

An appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court is likely to be tried.