Terri Schiavo's parents (04A825)
As expected, today the Court denied without comment the request by Terri Schiavo's parents (04A825) for an order to reinsert her feeding tube. The order simply reads: "The application for stay of enforcement of judgment pending the filing and disposition of a petition for writ of certiorari presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court is denied." Schiavio's parents applied for the stay after a Florida district court judge declined to enter a TRO on the ground that they had no real chance of prevailing on the ultimate merits of their federal-court challenge to the state court's order to remove her feeding tube. The Eleventh Circuit upheld that ruling and denied rehearing en banc.