Southern District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald denied the motion for a preliminary injunction against a Board of Health regulation approved in September out of concern that a practice in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities of orally drawing away blood from the wound after an infant circumcision exposes infants to the herpes simplex virus and can result in brain damage or death.
Court Upholds Rule Requiring Consent for Circumcision Rite
New York Law Journal
January 14, 2013
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