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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...