November 16th Article on Above the Law: State of Surrogacy

While the nation and the world tries to predict what the Trump presidency will do to domestic and foreign policy, I wrote an article at Above the Law on the State of the Union On Surrogacy. How will the new administration affect current surrogacy laws? It’s hard to know, but here’s where we stand now.

September 28th Article on Above the Law: Embryos Stuck in India

In this week’s article posted at Above the Law, India’s recent strict ban on surrogacy has had many effects on families, both within the country and without. A ban is also now in place for the transfer of foreigners’ embryos to a different country, threatening┬áthe process of couples growing their families. There is no doubt that there is controversy in India over the practice of surrogacy, but there should be no argument over embryos transferred there under different laws.

August 10th Above the Law Article: Bad Judgement

My newest article at Above the Law is about a case in Wisconsin when a couple with an established family through surrogacy was plunged into a terrible limbo when they had a judge that seemed to have a bias against surrogacy and gay parents. States having fair laws about parentage is a great start, but fair judgements for all is the most important.