A column highlighting recent court decisions affecting the assisted reproductive technologies and the families they create, written by Susan L. Crockin, J.D. and guest authors who offer unique perspectives and expertise on significant legal topics.
Oct 12, 2020
Without the privacy protections of Roe and its progeny, states would be free--as some have repeatedly tried to do already--to enact laws that confer legal “personhood” beginning at fertilization. These would severely restrict the practice of IVF and pregnancy management.
Aug 18, 2020
This month's column addresses Pandemic related challenges that have arisen for participants and professionals involved in the steps of international surrogacy arrangements, and how they have been met.
Apr 13, 2020
The New York Child Parent Security Act (CPSA), recently passed the New York Legislature, was signed into law on April 3, 2020, and will go into effect on Feb 15, 2021.
Feb 17, 2020
Frozen embryos continue to make litigation headlines, as does egg freezing.
Dec 16, 2019
Two recent cases may have opened the door to relaxing Hong Kong's legislative restrictions on surrogacy.
Nov 18, 2019
An 80-year-old Colorado gynecologist is the most recently discovered physician to have secretly used his own sperm to artificially inseminate his patients.