After Cologne: male circumcision and the law. Parental right, religious liberty or criminal assault?
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The otherwise excellent paper by German law professors Merkel and Putze1 fails to sufficiently emphasize the prohibition against using Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972) to support physical injury to a child in the name of religion.
Then Chief Justice Burger wrote the majority opinion for the court and specifically exempted the case from application to physical harm. In his opinio...