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Israel Stinson Brain Death Lawsuit Continues

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This week, the Alameda County Superior Court denied the defendants’ motion for summary adjudication in the Jahi McMath case.

Meanwhile, over in Sacramento, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California heard oral arguments on those defendants’ motion to dismiss the action brought by the family of Israel Stinson against the State of California. 

Attorneys, Kevin Snider, Matthew McReynolds, and Alexandra Snyder appeared for the plaintiff. Attorney, Ashante Norton appeared for defendant Karen Smith.The court took the matter under submission with a formal written order to issue. 

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