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3 Terri Schiavo’s Tragic Odyssey, 1990–2005

Howard Ball

in At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791042
eISBN:
9780814769751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791042.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the controversy surrounding the In Re Schiavo case, which highlighted the ideas of privacy, due process, and the right to die. The debate was the right of Terri Schiavo, who ... More


Terri Schiavo’s Tragic Odyssey, 1990–2005

Howard Ball

in At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791042
eISBN:
9780814769751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791042.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the controversy surrounding the In Re Schiavo case, which highlighted the ideas of privacy, due process, and the right to die. The debate was the right of Terri Schiavo, who was ... More


Legal and Political Rangling Over Terri's Life

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the legal battle between Michael Schiavo and Terri's parents over the removal of her feeding tube. It details the widespread publicity generated by the case; how the U.S. ... More


Culture of Death

George J. Annas

in Worst Case Bioethics: Death, Disaster, and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195391732
eISBN:
9780190267650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391732.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines how biopolitics overwhelms medicine and bioethics in the case of Terri Schiavo in which all branches of government became involved in an attempt to overturn her husband's ... More


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