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 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

Above The Law April 4, 2018

Time For A New Tort: Reproductive Negligence A new framework for our increasingly complicated world of reproduction has been proposed, and it’s starting to gain traction in the courts. https://abovethelaw.com/2018/04/time-for-a-new-tort-reproductive-negligence/

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Government Advises Openness, Confidence, And Transparency (In Surrogacy) The UK — not the US, sorry — has a very thoughtful and vocal stance on surrogacy. https://abovethelaw.com/2018/03/government-advises-openness-confidence-and-transparency-in-surrogacy/

Above The Law March 14, 2018

Is Your Freezer Door Open? At Least You Didn’t Have Thousands Of Embryos In There (Hopefully). What are the ‘damages’ associated with losing the opportunity to have a child who’s related to you? https://abovethelaw.com/2018/03/is-your-freezer-door-open-at-least-you-didnt-have-thousands-of-embryos-in-there-hopefully/

Above The Law March 7, 2018

Rich Guy Uses Surrogates To Have 13+ Kids. This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things. Mitsutoki Shigeta isn’t trying out for a reality show. But his life — or more specifically, his procreation — would certainly merit one. https://abovethelaw.com/2018/03/rich-guy-uses-surrogates-to-have-13-kids-this-is-why-we-cant-have-nice-things/?rf=1