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.
Jul 21, 2022
Consistent with the mission of this column since its inception to explain complex court rulings and statutory enactments and their potential impact on ART providers and patients, below is a summary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling and various opinions in Dobbs v. Jackson Mississippi Women’s Health, and several of the legal and factual concerns it may raise for the ART community.
Feb 17, 2022
Stories: Canadian Class Action Lawsuit for Fertility Fraud Against MD Settled for $13.375m; Japanese woman places baby for adoption and sues “sperm donor” after learning of misrepresentations ; Belgium Court Finds Hospital Liable to Family in “Savior Sibling” Embryo Mix-Up; International Surrogacy Updates
Oct 08, 2021
Stories: All Eyes on the Supreme Court; USCIS Expands Definition of “in wedlock” for Children Born Abroad for US Citizenship; US Surrogacy Legislative Updates: Colorado and Wyoming enact new surrogacy laws; Update on the Uniform Parentage Act 2017; Israeli Supreme Court Strikes Down Surrogacy Ban for Gay Men as Discriminatory; France Expands ART Laws, Leaves Surrogacy Ban Unchanged