Embryo Donation and Adoption Discussed in Legal Publications

Following are references to papers published in various legal periodicals in the United States, which address aspects of embryo donation and adoption. Although comprehensive, this list of papers is not intended to be all inclusive. Including a paper on this list does not constitute an endorsement of the views of the author, but to further the academic and philosophical discussion on the subject matter.

If you know of papers which should be included on this list, please provide the description and publication reference to info@embryoadoption.org.

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Year Author Journal Article Reference
2011 Bridget M. Fuselier Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender The Wisdom of Solomon: Why We Can't Split the Pre-Embryo 507 No. 3
2010 Molly Miller Minnesota Law Review Embryo Adoption: The Solution to an Ambiguous Intent Standard 1.94 Minn. L. Rev. 869
2009 Gregory Dolin M.D. Indiana Law Journal A Defense of Embryonic Stem Cell Research 3.84 Ind.L.J. 1203
2009 Jonathan Penn Regent University Law Review A Different Kind of Life Estate: The Laws, Rights, and Liabilities Associated with Donated Embryos 7.21Regent U.LRev207
2009 Elizabeth E Swipe Falker, Esq William Mitchell Law Review Assisted Reproductive Technology and the Law the Disposition of Cryo preserved Embryos. Why Embryo Adoption is an Inapposite Model for Application to Third Party Assisted Reproduction 10.35Wm.Mitchell L Rev 489
2009 Catherine Belfi Saint John's Journal of Legal Commentary Birth of a New Age: A comprehensive Review of New York Inheritance Law Responding to Advances in Reproductive Technology 15.24 St. John's J. Legal Comment. 113
2009 Debora Spar Minnesota Journal of Law Building a Better Bay Business 26.10 Minn. J.L. Sci. & Tech. 41
2009 Alexia M. Baiman William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law Cryopreserved Embryos as America's Prospecive Adoptees:Are Couples Truly "Adopting" or Merely Transferring Property Rights? 5.16 Wm. & Mary J. Women & L. 133
2009 Aimee Faught John Marshall Law Journal House Bill 388: The Option of Adoption Act Creating O.C.G.A. & 19-8-26, O.C.GA. & 29-2-22 And O.C.G.A. & 49-5-12 31.2 J. Marshall L.J. 362
2009 Kimberly J. Cogdell Issues in Law and Medicine Saving the Leftovers:Models for Banking Cord Blood Stem Cells 4.25 Issues L. & Med 145
2009 O. Carter Snead Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy The George W. Bush Administration: A Retrospective Public Bioethics and the Bush Presidency 10.32 Harv. J.L.& Pub. Pol'y 867
2009 Bridget M. Fuselier Texas journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights The Trouble with Putting all of your Eggs in One Basket: Using a Property Rights Model to Resolve Disputes over Cryopreserved Pre-Embryos 17.14 Tex. J. on C.L.& C.R. 143
2009 Susan L. Crockin, JD DePaul Journal of Health Care Law Where is Anonymous Reproduction Taking us Now? 3.12 DePaulJHealthCareL241
2009 Mark P. Stasser Buffalo Law Review You Take the Embryos but I get the House (and the Business): Recent Trends in Awards Involving Embryos upon Divorce 8.57 Buff. L. Rev. 1159
2008 Ann Bindu Thomas Washington University Journal of Law and Policy Avoiding Embryos "R" Us: Toward a Regulated Fertility Industry 31.27 Wash U JL and Poly247
2008 Jessica L. Lambert Boston College Law Review Developing a Legal Framework for Resolving Dispute between "Adoptive Parents" of Frozen Embryos, A Comparison to resolutions of Divorce Disputes between Progenitors 49 BCLR 592
2008 Robert Rains Cleveland State Law Review What the EIRE "Surrogate Triplets" Can Teach State Legislatures about the Need to Enact Articles 8 of the Uniform Parentage Ac and (2000) 25.56Clev.St.L.Rev1
2007 Natalie R Walz University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy Abandoned Frozen Embryos and Embryonic Stem Cell Research: Should there be a Connection? 40.1U.St.Thomas J.L+Pub.Pol'y.zz
2007 Russell Korobkin Arizona Law Review Buying and Selling Human Tissues for Stem Cell Research 36.49 Ariz.L.Rev45
2007 Karen A. Moore University of St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy Embryo Adoption: The Legal and Moral Challenges 1USTJLPP100
2007 Jennifer A Barnes Family Court Review Gamete Donors and Mistaken Identities: The Importance of Genetic Awareness and Proposals Favoring Donor Identity Disclosure for Children Born from Gamete Donations in the US 43.45 Fam Ct. Rev 116
2007 Ann Marie Noonan Suffolk University The uncertainty of embryo disposition Law: How alterations to ROE could change everything 40sfkulr485
2006 Michelle L Anderson Capital University Law Review Are you my Mommy? A Call for Regulation of Embryo Donation 22.35cap.u.l.rev589
2006 Brandon S Mercer Journal of Juvenile Law Embryo Adoption Where are the Laws? 34.26 j.juul.73
2006 Jaime E Conde William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law Embryo Donation: The Gov't Adopts A Cause 25.13wm&maryjwomen+2.273
2006 Mark W. Premo-Hopkins University of Chicago Legal Forum Law and Life: Definitions and Decision Making Comment Between Organs and Adoption Why Pre-Embryo Donors Should not be Allowed to Discriminate Against Recipients u.chi.legal f441
2006 Janet L Dolgin Health matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine Science, Politics+ Reproductive Rights Surrounding Embryo, Biology Ideology and Politics 30.16health matrix 27
2006 Janet Dolgin Health matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine Symposium: Science Politics, and Reproductive Rights, Surrounding Embryos: Biology, Ideology and Politics 69.16 Health Matrix 27
2006 Katheryn D. Katz Capital University Law Review The Legal Status of the EX Utero Embryo Implication for Adoption Law 35capulr303
2006 Lynne Marie Kohm Capital University Law Review Wells Conference on Adoption law What's My Place in this World? 22.35capu.l.Rev.563
2006 Katheryn D. Katz Capital University Law Review Wells Conference on Adoption Law-The Legal Status of the Ex Utero Embryo Implications for Adoption Law 51.35 Cap U. L Rev 303
2005 Maria Pellegrino Buffalo Women's Law Journal Murder in A Petri Dish? The Wrath of Illinois Miller V. American Infertility Group: A push for Legislative Action 87.13 Buff. Women's L.J. 137
2005 Jessica Berg Wake Forest Law Review Owning Persons the Application of Property Theory to Embryos and Fetuses 83.40 Wake Forest L. Rev 159
2005 Lior Jacob Strahilevitz Yale Law Journal The Right to Destroy 85 114 Yale L.J.781
2004 Susan L. Crockin, JD Connecticut Law Review "What is an Embryo?" A legal Perspective 100.36 Conn L. Rev 1177
2004 Becky A Ray Southern Illinois University Law Journal Comment Embryo Adoptions: Thawing in Active Legislatures with a Proposed Uniform Law 55.28SIllULJ423
2004 Becky A Ray Southern Illinois University Law Journal Embryo Adoptions: Thawing inactive Legislatures with a Proposed Uniform Law 104.28 S. Ill. ULJ 423
2004 Charles P. Kindregan Jr. Villanova Law Review Embryo Donation Unresolved Legal Issues in the Transfer of Surplus Cryo preserved Embryos 59.49Vill. L.Rev.169
2004 Charles P. Kindregan Jr. Villanova Law Review Embryo Donation: Unresolved Legal Issues in the Transfer of Surplus Cryo preserved Embryos 111.49 Vil L. Rev 169
2004 John A Robertson Case Western Reserve Law Review Gay and Lesbian Access to Assisted Reproductive Technology 95.55 Case W, Res. L. Rev 323
2004 Jill R. Gorny Suffolk University Law Review The Fate of Surplus Cryo preserved Embryos: What is the Superior Alternative for their Disposition? 56.37 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 459
2004 Susan Frelich Appleton University of Chicago Legal Forum The Public and Private Face of Family Law Article Adoption in the Age of Reproductive Tech 57.2004 U.Chi.LegalF393
2003 Olga Batsedis Family Court Review Child Protection in the 21st Century Student Note Embryo Adoption a Science Fiction or an Alternative to Tradition Adoption? 61.41 FamCt. Rev 565
2003 Naomi D Johnson Brooklyn Law Review Embryo Adoptions a New Solution or a Temporary Fix Brook L Rev 853
2003 Naomi D Johnson Brooklyn Law Review Excess Embryos is Embryo Adoption a new Solution or a temporary Fix? 118.68 Brook.L.Rev.853
2003 Leslie Bender Columbia Journal of Gender and Law Genes, Parents and Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Arts, Mistakes, Sex, Race and Law 129.12 Clum.Jgender+L.I
2003 Katheryn L. Miehl University of Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law and Policy Pre Embryos: The Tiniest Speck of Potential Life Carrying the Seeds for Sweeping Change 114.4 U.Pit. J. Tech. L. Poly 1
2003 Katheryn D. Katz Wisconsin Women's Law Journal Snowflakes Adoption and Orphan Embryos: The Legal Implications of Embryo Donation 63.18 wis women's L.J 179
2003 Helen M Alvare Harvard Journal on Legislation The Case for Regulating Collaborative Reproduction: A children's Rights Perspective 67.40Hav J. OnLegis 1
2003 Melinda Troeger Journal of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers The Legal Status of Frozen Pre Embryos When a Dispute Arises During Divorce 125.18JAM Acad. Matrim.Law 563
2002 Helen M Alvare Fordham Urban Law Journal Conference on Religious Values and Legal Dilemmas in Bioethics Catholic Teaching and the Law Concerning the New Reproductive Technologies 128.30 Fordham Urb.L.J.107
2002 Kathern O Donovan Law and Society Review General Intues "Real" Mothers for Abandoned Children 143.36 Law +Soc'y Rev. 347
2001 Kenneth Baum Bingham Young University Law Review Golden Eggs: Towards the Rational Regulation of Oocyte Donation 150.2001 B.Y.U.L. Rev 107
2001 John A Robertson Emory Law Journal Precommitment Strategies for Disposition of Frozen Embryos 145.50 Emory L J 989
2000 Lori B. Andrew Journal of Legal Medicine Regulating Reproductive Technologies 156.21 J Legal Med. 35
2000 Paul C Redman II Tulsa Law Journal Seeking a Better Solution for the Disposition of Frozen Embryos Adoption the Answer? 80.35 Tulsa L. J. 583
1999 Professor M L Lupton Medicine and Law Article Reproduction the Role of the Article Uterus in Embryo Adoption and Neonatal Intensive Care 89.18 Med. + L613
1999 Carl H. Coleman Minnesota Law Review Procreative Liberty and Contemporaneous Choice: An Inalienable Rights Approach to Frozen Embryo Dispute 165.84 Minn. L. Rev 55
1999 John A Robertson Hofsta Law Review Symposium: on Human Cloning: Legal, Social, and Moral Perspective for the Twenty-First Century Two Models of Human Cloning 174.27 Hofstra L. Rev 609
1999 Weldon E Havins and James Dalessio DePaul Law Review The Ever Widening Gap Between the Science of Artificial Reproductive Technology and the Laws Which Govern that Technology 86.48 DePaul L Rev. 825
1998 Janette M. Pusker New York Law School Journal of Human Rights Spring "Prenatal Adoption" The Vatican Proposal to the In Vitro Fertilization Disposition Dilemma 90.14 NYL Sch. J. Hum Rts. 757
1998 E Wayne Carp American Journal of Legal History Family Matters: Secrecy and Disclosure in the History of Adoption 47AMJLH100
1998 Shery Lynn Fiandaca Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology In Vitro Fertilization and Embryos the Need for International Guidelines 191.8 Alb. L. J. Science and Tech.337
1998 John A Robertson Texas Law Review Liberty, Identity, and Human Cloning 186.76 Tex L. Rev 1371
1997 James Fletcher Thompson South Carolina Lawyer Assisted Reproductive technology South Carolina LAW IN THE Embryonic Stage 199.8-APR S.C. Law 26
1997 Helen S Shapo Hofstra Law Review Matters of Life and Death Inheritance Consequences of Reproductive Technologies 1985.25 Hofstra L. Rev. 1091
1997 Katheleen R. Guza Us. Davis Law Review Property, Progeny, Body Part: Assisted Reproduction and the Transfer of Wealth 203.31 U.C.Davis L. Rev 193
1997 Kevin U Stephens, Sr. MD Southern University Law Review Reproductive Capacity: What does the Embryo Get? 200.24 S.U.L.Rev 263
1996 Frederique Dreifuss-Netter Saint Louis-Warsaw Transatlantic C.J. 93 Adoption and Medically Assisted Procreation under French Law 216.1996 St.Louis-Warsaw Transatlantic C.J. 93
1996 John A Robertson Hastings Law Journal Assisted Reproductive Technology and the Family 209.47 Hastings L. J. 911
1996 Dorothy Roberts University of Pittsburgh Law Review Conference for the Second Century of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Panel: The pursuit of Social and Political Equality the Priority Paradigm Private Choices and the limits of Equality 213.57 U. Pitt. L. Rev 363
1996 June Coleman Pacific Law Journal Playing God or Playing Scientist: A Constitutional Analysis of State Laws Banning Embryological Procedures 210.27 Pac L. J. 1331
1995 John A Robertson Washington and Lee Law Review Children of Choice Liberalism and the Limits of Procreative Liberty: A response to my Critic 223.52 Wash and Lee L Rev 233
1994 Katheryn D. Katz Albany Law Review Symposium on the Legal and Ethical Implications of Innovative Medical Technology Ghost Mothers: Human Egg Donation and the Legacy of the Past 225.57 Alb.L.Rev 733
1993 Bill E. Davidoff SMU Law Review Frozen Embryos a need for Thawing in the Legislative Process 229.47 SMU L Rev 131
1993 Lori B. Andrew Journal of Legal Medicine Symposium Regulation of Experimentation on the unborn 232.14 J Legal Med 25
1991 Lori B. Andrew Southern California Law Review Biomedical Technology and Health Car, Social and Conceptual Transformation Technical Article Alternative Reproduction 236.65 S. Cal. L. Rev .623
1991 Kristi D Ahnen Creighton Law Review Law and Medicine Symposium: Dispute over frozen Embryos who wins, who loses and how do we decide? An Analysis of Davis, York vs. Jones, and State statutes affecting Reproductive Choices 239.24 Creighton L . Rev 1294
1991 Jean Macchiarolit Georgia Law Review The "Orwellian Nightmare" Reconsidered a Proposed Regulatory Framework for the Advanced Reproductive Technologies 240.25 GA. L. Rev 625
1990 John A Robertson Virginia Law Review Reproductive Tech and Reproductive Rights in the Beginning the Legal Status of Early Embryos 244.76 Va L. Rev 437
1986 John A Robertson Southern California Law Review Embryo, Families, and Procreative Liberty the Legal Structure of the New Reproduction 247.59 S. Cal L Rev 939
1986 Marcia Joy Wurmbrand Southern California Law Review Frozen Embryos: Moral, Social, and Legal Implications 99.59S.Cal.L.Rev1079

If you know of papers which should be included on this list, please provide the description and publication reference to info@embryoadoption.org.