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Judge Rules “Brain Dead” Jahi McMath May Not be Dead After All

Thu Sep 07 06:10:21 EDT 2017 | LifeNews
This could be one of the biggest bioethics cases since Terri Schiavo. Jahi McMath, the Oakland teenager whose brain death case has sparked national debate, may not currently fit the criteria of death as defined by a state law written in conjunction with the medical establishment, a judge wrote in an order Tuesday. In his ruling, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Stephen Pulido wrote that while the brain death determination in 2013 was made in accordance with medical standards, there remai..

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This undated file photo provided by the McMath family and Omari Sealey shows 13-year-old Jahi McMath.The family of Jahi McMath will finally be able to present their case to a jury ..
Photo: Uncredited, AP The family of Jahi McMath will finally be able to present their case to a jury that the 13-year-old comatose girl is alive — three years after she was declare..
A California judge ruled that Jahi McMath, a Bay Area teen girl declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may still be technically alive, allowing a malpr..
This could be one of the biggest bioethics cases since Terri Schiavo. Jahi McMath, the Oakland teenager whose brain death case has sparked national debate, may not currently fit th..
A teen girl who was declared brain dead more than three years ago following a tonsillectomy may technically still be alive, a California judge has ruled. Alameda County Judge Steph..
A California judge has ruled that a teenage girl declared brain-dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may still be technically alive, allowing a malpractice lawsuit ..
(Newser) – Three years after a 13-year-old California girl was pronounced dead after tonsil surgery, a judge in Alameda County has ruled that she may be alive, legally speaking. In..
Photo: Courtesy Of The Dolan Law Firm This undated file photo provided by the McMath family and Omari Sealey shows Jahi McMath, the girl who was declared brain dead after a tonsill..
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Nailah Winkfield, mother of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, says her Christian beliefs compel her fight to keep her daughter on life support. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File) SAN FRANCISCO (AP..