This seminar deals with the legal implications of assisted reproductive technologies on family formation. Topics will include sperm and egg donation, surrogacy, in vitro fertilization, and artificial insemination, as well as the constitutional underpinnings of procreative liberty. The course will pay particular attention to how the law defines parenthood and how that definition impacts families who use assisted reproductive technologies.
Grading: Letter-graded. Participation, presentation, paper.
Prerequisite(s): Family Law is a recommended but not required prerequisite.
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