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Friday, March 25, 2005
Politically Appealing: Congress gives aggrieved plaintiffs a new last resort
Reason: Politically Appealing: Congress gives aggrieved plaintiffs a new last resort: "The law hurriedly passed by Congress in an attempt to overturn the outcome of the long-running legal battle between Schiavo's parents and her husband, Michael, is worse than useless. By upsetting the balance between state and federal authority, blurring the distinction between legislative and judicial functions, and mandating unequal treatment for similarly situated plaintiffs, the law compromised vitally important constitutional principles while giving the Schindlers nothing but false hope."