Judge: Oakland teenager may not be brain dead after all

Jami McMath may not currently fit the criteria of death as defined by a state law

Jahi McMath, the Oakland teenager whose brain death case has sparked national debate, may not currently fit the criteria of death as defined by a state law written in conjunction with the medical establishment, a judge wrote in an order Tuesday. In his ruling, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Stephen Pulido wrote that while the brain death determination in 2013 was made in … [Read more...]

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Jahi’s family wants death certificate rescinded

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The following comes from an Oct. 5 story by Camille Giglio on Spero Forum. Jahi McMath, a 13 year old Oakland, California, resident, who was declared brain dead  following tonsillectomy surgery, late last year by Oakland Children’s hospital brain death experts, is alive and always was alive, according to her mother, Naileh Winkfield and their spokesperson, San Francisco … [Read more...]

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