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Legal Conceptions free pdf Co-written by two medical and legal pioneers in the field, this book comprehensively reviews and analyzes the evolving law and policy issues surrounding assisted reproductive technologies. The book opens with a legal primer and timelines sketching the medical and legal touchstones in the history of reproductive technology and law. Each chapter provides a case-by-case discussion of the relevant law, as well as cogent medical and legal commentary and analysis on a particular substantive area. Chapter topics deal with a vast array of issues, including artificial insemination, sperm and egg donation, traditional and gestational surrogacy, posthumous reproduction, same-sex parentage, genetics, cryopreservation and embryo litigation, discrimination and access to reproductive care, professional liability, stem cell research, and abortion. Dr. Howard W. Jones, Jr., founder of the first in vitro fertilization program in the United States, offers medical commentary- attorney Susan L. Crockin, author of the column "Legally Speaking" in ASRM News (American Society for Reproductive Medicine), provides legal analysis. In discussing the medical and legal arguments surrounding these issues, Crockin and Jones reveal what has gone right and what at times has gone terribly wrong for both the families and the professionals involved. They make clear that technological advancements have far outpaced the laws and policies in place to protect all who use them.

About Susan L. Crockin

Susan L. Crockin, J.D., is the principal of the Crockin Law

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Author : Susan L. Crockin
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Data Published : 01 December 2009
ISBN : 0801893887
EAN : 9780801893889
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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