Wisconsin Supreme Court Rejects “Mature Minor” Doctrine For Religious Objections To Medical Treatment

Religion Clause Blog: In a 4-3 decision in Dane County v. Sheila W., (WI Sup. Ct., July 10, 2013), the Wisconsin Supreme Court dismissed as moot an appeal by a Jehovah’s Witness asking the court to accept the “mature minor” doctrine as part of Wisconsin law.