Above The Law May 16, 2018

Canada Reconsiders Its Harsh Stance On Surrogacy Canada’s current surrogacy law prohibits monetary compensation for sperm and egg donors — and if you break the law, you could go to jail, pay a stiff fine, or both. https://abovethelaw.com/2018/05/canada-reconsiders-its-harsh-stance-on-surrogacy/?rf=1

Above The Law May 9, 2018

Find Your Niche. Then Get Rich. Don’t be discouraged if you haven’t yet found your fit just yet. You might be able to carve out a new area of law. https://abovethelaw.com/2018/05/find-your-niche-then-get-rich/

Above The Law May 2, 2018

Italy Takes A Grande Step Forward For LGBT Parental Rights Although Italy may be the international capital for art, it isn’t anywhere close to being the international capital for ART law. That is, assisted reproductive technology (ART). Use of assisted reproductive technology like in vitro fertilization (IVF) and surrogacy is highly regulated, and it is reserved only for those in “stable heterosexual relationships.” I’m not sure many of […] https://abovethelaw.com/2018/05/italy-takes-a-grande-step-forward-for-lgbt-parental-rights/

Above The Law April 25, 2018

This Isn’t A Law School Hypothetical: Should Grandparents Use Their Deceased Children’s Embryos To Have A Grandchild? Perhaps ‘prior-to-death specific consent’ should be given before any deceased person’s gametes are used for conception. https://abovethelaw.com/2018/04/this-isnt-a-law-school-hypothetical-should-grandparents-use-their-deceased-childrens-embryos-to-have-a-grandchild/

Above The Law April 18, 2018

Can Doctors Who Secretly Use Their Own Sperm To Impregnate Patients Be Brought To Justice? Just because the legal calculation is hard to make, doesn’t mean judges should throw up their hands and not try. https://abovethelaw.com/2018/04/can-doctors-who-secretly-use-their-own-sperm-to-impregnate-patients-be-brought-to-justice/ #wrongfulinsemination