John P. Flannery; Addendum:
U.S.A. v. McIver,
Reply Brief of the Appellant, Record # 05-4884; Filed: 2006-02-24
Drug War Journalism and Advocacy Library
; WAR ON
PAIN SUFFERERS collections TOC
U.S.A. v. McIver, Reply Brief of the Appellant, Record # 05-4884 (PDF)
Constitutional Claim on Behalf of Americans In Pain - PRN Seeks to
Enjoin DEA from Enforcing CSA vs.
Pain Relief Network;
U.S.A. v. McIver, Appellants Brief
and Background to PRN's Involvement in Dr. McIver's Case
Stutsman and Wise; Stutsman and Wise; Criminal Case # 8:04-75; 2005 - with
Introduction by Siobhan Reynolds, President, PRN
War on Doctors and Pain Crisis Weekly -
Introductory Comment by Siobhan
President, Pain Relief Network, as published on PRN's Pain and Social Policy
"This is the sad history of Mr. Larry Shealy. God rest his soul.
"Mr. Shealy is a man Dr. McIver was accused by the government of killing.
"When you look at his record you can plainly see that the government had created
a world, through its enforcement strategy, where Mr. Shealy was driven to
suicide by the doctors' unwillingness to titrate his medicines until he obtained
Because he was roundly disapproved of for not getting relief from Codeine, he
was labeled an addict."
1. 1987 Reference to Lawrence Shealy's
past suicide attempt. 5/29/87 to 6/2/87 - (SelfMem 23) Detox Admission to Self
Memorial Hospital, referencing suicide attempt.
2. 1996 History of Lawrence Shealy's addiction. 2/11/96 - (SelfMem 3-4) -
Letter from family physician, Dr. Mitchell, to Dr. Gus Bazan with the pain
treatment clinic at Self Memorial Hospital, detailing addiction history.
3. 2002 Memo that Lawrence Shealy has contemplated suicide with thoughts
of how to make it appear an accident. 3/25/02- (Shealy L.D. 133-135) - McIver's
4. 5/15/03 - Lawrence Shealy states that his family would be better off
without him. (RFP 73 and Riley 10). Family physician, Dr. Mitchell's treatment
record reflecting Mr. Shealy's sentiment two weeks before his suicide; Dr.
Mitchell prescribes Zyprexa and Paxil.
5. 5/28/03- Lawrence Shealy admits to "prolonged recurrence of his
depressed feelings," lack of energy, and pain, at the worse, at "6" on a scale
of 1 to 10, and upon awakening from sleep, he feels like he'd "been beaten with
a stick" because of his pain. (Shealy, L.D. 345-347) McIver's treatment record
indicating that patient had been placed on an anti-depressant; McIver attempts
to make contact with family physician, Dr. Mitchell, to determine the