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Justina won a legal battle to be removed from Boston Children's and to be treated by Tufts Medical Center.
But a decision by Judge Joseph Johnston reversed the decision by giving permanent custody of Justina to the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. This essentially makes Justina a political prisoner as a ward of the state. <ref>[http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/61985 Judge Rules Justina Pelletier to Remain Ward of the State, Canada Free Press, March 25, 2014]</ref>