Discusses the judicial principles of "suspect classifications" and "conclusive presumptions," particularly as they relate to the constitutional rights of children and attempts to formulate a tenable legal doctrine governing the rights of children and other "semi-discrete" minorities.
Laurence H. Tribe,
Childhood, Suspect Classifications, and Conclusive Presumptions: Three Linked Riddles,
39 Law and Contemporary Problems
Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/lcp/vol39/iss3/2