Rewritten Opinion: Burton v. State

FEMINIST JUDGMENTS: REWRITTEN HEALTH LAW OPINIONS (SEEMA MOHAPATRA AND LINDSAY F. WILEY, EDS.) (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming)

Posted: 29 Jun 2021

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Nadia N. Sawicki

Loyola-Chicago School of Law, Beazley Institute for Health Law & Policy

Date Written: June 16, 2021

Abstract

Rewritten concurring opinion in Burton v. State, 49 So.3d 263 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2010), holding that the trial court applied the incorrect legal rule when it ordered Ms. Burton’s continued hospitalization and involuntary medical treatment, and finding that its order was not supported by competent and substantial evidence as required under Florida law.

Keywords: pregnancy, due process, constitutional law, involuntary treatment, medical decisions, feminist jurisprudence

Suggested Citation

Sawicki, Nadia N., Rewritten Opinion: Burton v. State (June 16, 2021). FEMINIST JUDGMENTS: REWRITTEN HEALTH LAW OPINIONS (SEEMA MOHAPATRA AND LINDSAY F. WILEY, EDS.) (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3868350

Nadia N. Sawicki (Contact Author)

Loyola-Chicago School of Law, Beazley Institute for Health Law & Policy ( email )

25 E. Pearson
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

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