Winner of the thirty-seventh annual Alpha Sigma Nu book Awards in the Professional Studies category, in the discipline of law.
"This beautifully written history is enormously important to the current debate about the state’s ability to protect children. Shulman’s compelling story of the constitutional parent brings new light to the issues, and new support for child rights."—Elizabeth Bartholet, author of Family Bonds and Nobody's Children\
"This deeply learned, beautifully written, and courageous book should be read by anyone who cares about the fraught relationship between children, parents, and the state." —Louis Michael Seidman, author of On Constitutional Disobedience