“I think you’d be hard-pressed to convince me that you have a substantial likelihood of the parents’ lawsuit succeeding.“
U.S. District Judge James Whittemore, after a 2 hour hearing where Terri Schiavo’s parents pleaded for an order that her feeding tube be re-inserted. Judge Won’t Issue Decision on Schiavo Yet [AP]
Related: Illuminaria’s Voice has been tracking the case history of Judge Whittemore, a 1999 Clinton appointee, who is said to be highly regarded by his peers. Jared Libet examines the Schiavo case going to federal court from the perspective a law student. As you can imagine the case has been a hot topic in law schools.