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  • How the Schiavo Federal Court Case Might Have Been Won(Long article worth the read)

    03/28/2005 11:20:36 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 201 replies · 4,197+ views
    FindLaw's Writ ^ | Saturday, Mar. 26, 2005 | By MICHAEL C. DORF
    Over the course of the past week, the Terri Schiavo case made headlines with its swift and unsuccessful journey through the federal courts. The string of court defeats might have left the impression that the case was doomed from the outset. Yet the litigation's failure may owe more to a poor tactical choice by the lawyers advising the Schindlers--Terri's parents--than to the case's underlying merits. The original Schindler complaint included a variety of federal constitutional and statutory claims. Each of them was weak at best, as was quickly reflected in federal district judge James Whittemore's ruling that the Schindlers had...
  • Myth of 19 Judges and Ignoring the Will of Congress

    03/25/2005 5:58:31 AM PST · by Zivasmate · 106 replies · 2,273+ views
    realclearpolitics ^ | Mar. 25, 2005 | Thomas Sowell
    March 25, 2005 Myth of 19 Judges and Ignoring the Will of Congress By Thomas Sowell Liberals have repeatedly used the talking point of how many judges have heard the case of Terri Schiavo. But that is as misleading as most of the rest of what they and the mainstream media have been saying. When a case goes up to a higher court on appeal, the issue before the appellate court is not whether they agree with the merits of the decision of the lower court. In a criminal case, for example, the issue before the appellate court is not...
  • 11th Circuit refuses to hear Terri Schiavo's case...

    03/23/2005 12:19:12 PM PST · by plewis1250 · 129 replies · 4,946+ views
    Per Sean Hannity