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
Date Written: June 16, 2021
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
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