Posted On Dec 17

This Michigan case decided when a guardian may withdraw life sustaining treatment from a conscious adult patient who is neither terminally ill nor suffering.

Decided August 22, 1995.

In re Martin
, Martin v Martin 
450 Mich 204, 538 NW2d 399

Michigan Supreme Court Opinion
Opinion by Mallett, J. Brickley, C.J., and Cavanagh, Boyle, Riley, and Weaver, JJ., concurred with Mallett, J.
Dissenting opinion by Levin, J.
Calendar No. 10.
Docket No(s) 99699, 99700
Lower Court Docket No(s) 161299, 161431
Disposition: Reversed.
 Mallett, J. | Levin, J. (dissenting). ...Read More