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This collection of facsimile reprints brings together essays in the field of American law relating to the controversial area of children's rights, parents' rights, and state's obligations toward children. Articles discuss the major rulings concerning an array of hotly debated issues. Volume three explores the rights of children against the state. Areas treated include freedom of speech, the right of a minor to refuse medical treatment and a minor's right to contraception and abortion with and without parental consent, the rights of minors to separate from their legal parents, the rights of children to know their biological parents in the case of adoption, the rights of children resisting repatriation to relatives outside the United States.