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Wisconsin v. Yoder

Lecture no. 14 from the course: Liberty on Trial in America: Cases That Defined Freedom

Wisconsin v. Yoder

Taught by Professor Douglas O. Linder | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

In the 1960s, the Amish had several disagreements with the state concerning their children’s education. But most important, they did not believe their children should be required to attend school past the age of 16. Explore the conflicting views and goals of these parents, schools, and state. Learn how the issue made it to the Supreme Court, which conflicting liberties were considered, and why the Court decided in favor of the parents.