Friday, July 28, 2006

Judge Decides that Parents May Choose Non-traditional Cancer Treatment for Child

In a follow up to our July 13th posting on a Virginia teenager's request to be permitted to use alternative medicine to treat his cancer, a Circuit judge suspended an earlier ruling forcing him to undergo traditional treatment. Attorneys representing the Cherrix family said the eventual outcome of the case could have broad implications for the decision-making powers of parents in Virginia.

Reat the story by Shaun Bishop in the Richmond Times-Dispatch (last visited Jul 27, 2006) bgf

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2006/07/judge_decides_t.html

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