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Tuesday, January 17, 2006

MA: state can Pull Plug on Future Murder Victim

A youg girl in a persistent vegetative state can be removed from life support, says the Massachusetts SJC.  That means that her stepfather, implicated in her death, might be subject to murder charges.  Story here, opinion here. [Jack Chin] Update: She's responding to stimuli; no plans to remove artificial feeding.

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