Above The Law, January 22, 2020

A Federal Appellate Court Just Ruled That LGBT Parents Have A Constitutional Right To Be Listed On Their Baby’s Birth Certificate But the news isn’t all sunshine and lollipops. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/01/a-federal-appellate-court-just-ruled-that-lgbt-parents-have-a-constitutional-right-to-be-listed-on-their-babys-birth-certificate/

Above The Law, January 15, 2020

Chinese Egg-Freezing Lawsuit Exemplifies Persistent Inequalities. The case, openly challenging a hospital’s decision to comply with government regulations regarding fertility care for unmarried women, is the first of its kind in the country. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/01/chinese-egg-freezing-lawsuit-exemplifies-persistent-inequalities/

Above The Law, January 8, 2020

Buyer Beware: A Maryland Surrogacy Agency Was Scamming Vulnerable Hopeful Parents This is, sadly, not the first time that a surrogacy facilitator ran off with clients’ money or had nefarious dealings. https://abovethelaw.com/2020/01/buyer-beware-a-maryland-surrogacy-agency-was-scamming-vulnerable-hopeful-parents/

Above The Law, December 18, 2019

Hong Kong Court Says No Jail Time For Parents By Surrogacy. But What About Their Attorneys? Hong Kong has intimidating legislation in place that criminalizes any involvement, even an attorney’s, in a surrogacy arrangement where negotiation payments to locate or hire a surrogate are made at the outset. https://abovethelaw.com/2019/12/hong-kong-court-says-no-jail-time-for-parents-by-surrogacy-but-what-about-their-attorneys/

Above The Law, December 11, 2019

How Will Newly Confirmed Judge Sarah Pitlyk Rule In Surrogacy Cases? Pitlyk’s career has also involved work directly opposing assisted reproductive technology. https://abovethelaw.com/2019/12/how-will-newly-confirmed-judge-sarah-pitlyk-rule-in-surrogacy-cases/