Presents an historical examination of how law has shaped, constrained, and reflected the social role of youth in America. Part 1 surveys the period 1607-1870, part 2 covers the period 1870-1920, and part 3 views the contemporary scene.
F. Raymond Marks,
Detours on the Road to Maturity: A View of the Legal Conception of Growing up and Letting Go,
39 Law and Contemporary Problems
Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/lcp/vol39/iss3/4