Bush Vs Schiavo Case Study

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Citation: Bush v. Schiavo Florida Supreme Court 885 So. 2d 321 (2004) Facts: Theresa (Terri) Schiavo of St. Petersburg, Florida suffered a cardiac arrest on February 25, 1990. She suffered major brain damage from the lack of oxygen and was left in a vegetative state. Theresa was kept alive by a feeding and hydration tube after falling into this comatose. After almost three months, her vegetative state did not progress and she was considered to be in a “persistent vegetative state”. Therapy efforts then commenced in the hopes of improving her speech and consciousness, however these efforts lead to little to no success. In 1998, Schiavo’s husband, Michael Schiavo requested to the Sixth Circuit Court of Florida that her feeding tube and hydration

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