SOCY 1501 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Feeding Tube

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Published on 25 Apr 2017
Law&Society 4/25/2017 10:25:00 PM
Notes: 3/22/17
Issue: Person is been completely disabled and permanently
incompetent. Now is 33 yrs. old.
o Jane Doe is in a persistent vegetative state
o Feeding tube for several years
o Suffers from connives disease
Brain is rotting and a million other medical issues
o The parents had 3 children and the 3rd child also ends up with
special needs
Dies at 12 years old
o Post 18 the court wants the parents to still be the guardians
to Jane Doe but the parents do not want to be
o The court appoints a 3rd party guardian (attorney)
o At 33 she is having medical issues and the hospital and
guardian discussed removing the feeding tube
o G.A. appointed
o Must go through substituted judgment analysis
o Info judge had:
Guardian for removal
G.A. for removal
Hospital for removal
Parents/Brother for removal
Her attorney AGAINST removal
Objects based on standard of evidence. Says it
was unclear
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