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

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  

Above The Law February 28, 2018

Beware Of IVF In Arizona. If Proposed Legislation Passes, Strangers Could End Up Having Your Genetic Children New Arizona law could allow strangers to have 7 of your kids against your will. https://abovethelaw.com/2018/02/beware-of-ivf-in-arizona-if-proposed-legislation-passes-strangers-could-end-up-having-your-genetic-children/ #IVFStrangers

Above The Law February 21, 2018

Racism, Blackmail, And Death: Iowa Supreme Court Makes Pro-Surrogacy Ruling In Tumultuous Case Let’s count this as an important half-victory for securing the rights of intended parents to enter into valid surrogacy agreements. https://abovethelaw.com/2018/02/racism-blackmail-and-death-iowa-supreme-court-makes-pro-surrogacy-ruling-in-tumultuous-case/ https://abovethelaw.com/2018/02/racism-blackmail-and-death-iowa-supreme-court-makes-pro-surrogacy-ruling-in-tumultuous-case/