Medical Child Abuse or Medical Malpractice? The Justina Pelletier Case

After being held in custody for 16 months, including confinement in a psychiatric ward, Justina Pelletier is seeking vindication. Her parents’ lawsuit against Boston Children’s Hospital is the latest battle in the conflict between the rights of parents to raise their children and power of medical professionals to override those rights in what they deem to be a child’s medical interests.

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