Cruzan v. Harmon

A landmark case involving a 32-year-old woman—Nancy Beth Cruzan—who was in a persistent vegetative state (PVS) since an automobile accident in 1983, despite her parents’ efforts to disconnect her life support
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at 268 (quoting Cruzan v. Harmon, 760 S.W.2d 408, 424, 426 (1988)).
Now, as Cruzan v. Harmon goes to the United States Supreme Court, the question is whether any will hear her, will honor instead of ignore the words she uttered.
In Cruzan v. Harmon, [1] the United States Supreme Court will, for the first time, decide whether a guardian has a constitutional right to require that all nutrition and hydration be with-held from an incompetent ward.