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International Commercial Surrogacy and Its Parties
John Marshall Law Review (2010)
  • Margaret Ryznar, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Abstract

When discussing international commercial surrogacy, it is essential to remember that at the heart of this market are women and children, which requires an in-depth analysis of the issues that implicate these parties to a commercial surrogacy. In undertaking such an analysis, this Article considers the rights, interests, and obligations of these parties to a surrogacy, as well as the various opportunity costs of international commercial surrogacy. This framework is particularly relevant today as India, an international surrogacy hotspot for American couples, begins to legislate on the subject, and relatedly, as American states continue to grapple with issues regarding surrogacy.

Keywords
  • family law,
  • domestic relations,
  • surrogacy,
  • international commercial surrogacy,
  • comparative law,
  • infertility,
  • parentage,
  • assisted reproductive technology,
  • alternative reproduction
Disciplines
Publication Date
Summer 2010
Citation Information
Margaret Ryznar. "International Commercial Surrogacy and Its Parties" John Marshall Law Review (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/margaret_ryznar/9/