Washington University Jurisprudence Review
While assisted reproductive technology, and surrogacy in particular, may appear to be a straightforward solution to infertility, the legal field is extremely complex. The patchwork of laws across the United States leaves intended parents at risk for a court to deny legal rights to their biological child. This Note will examine the complexities of surrogacy agreements and the need for a federal, uniform surrogacy law under the sociological functionalist theory of society.
Rachel I. Gewurz,
My Genetic Child May Not Be My Legal Child? A Functionalist Perspective on the Need for Surrogacy Equality in the United States,
12 Wash. U. Jur. Rev. 295
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