Jessica Janicek '09 Advocates for Justice in High-Profile Case

January 27, 2014

Jessica Janicek Law school alumna, Jessica Hall Janicek ’09, made national headlines as a member of the legal team for Erick Muñoz and his family in a case generating legal, moral, and ethical debate as a judge ruled in favor of the family's wishes and ordered life support removed for a brain-dead pregnant woman, Marlise Muñoz. 

Details about the Jan. 24 ruling and the legal issues in the case can be found in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram articles "Judge orders that life support be ended for brain-dead pregnant woman," and "Texas law didn’t anticipate Munoz case, drafters say."