Category: Wisconsin v. Yoder

3 Disappointing Comments Found in the Wisconsin v. Yoder Final Judgment

In a display of irony, the Supreme Court acknowledges that people need a sufficient educational background in order to actively participate in a democratic society. However, they approved a case that intentionally restricts a child’s education, in order to appease the desire of those in charge to prevent social exposure and higher knowledge.

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When the Supreme Court Couldn’t Care Less: The 1971 Wisconsin v. Yoder Hearing

Attorney William Ball somehow successfully argued that because no crimes are reported in the Amish community, no crimes — including child abuse — have been committed. In the age of the #MeToo movement, an implication like that would never stand in the courtroom of today. Ball’s statement is grossly unjust.

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