"Wombs for Rent" or Bodily Autonomy? Feminist Ambivalence Towards Assisted Reproduction in the 21st Century05/18/2023
by Rose Holden Vacanti Gilroy
Assisted reproduction has become increasingly widespread in the United States, with 73,602 children born using assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in 2020 alone. Yet, as of late, ART has not fostered much mainstream feminist action or extensive contemporary discourse within feminist legal theory.
Partner Alexis Cirel Published in American Bar Association Family Advocate Magazine Fall 2022 IssueFall 2022
Family and Fertility Law Group Partner Alexis Cirel has been published in the American Bar Association Family Advocate Magazine Fall 2022 issue. Her article, "ART Parentage, Divorce and the Marital Presumption," discusses the legal presumption of parentage based on the marital relationship and its application in the context of assisted reproduction.
Legal Uncertainty after The Supreme Court’s Overturning of Roe v. Wade: What Remains Unknown and What Comforts We Can Take08/03/2022 | GoStork.com
Partners Eric Wrubel and Alexis L. Cirel have published an article on GoStork.com discussing the recent Supreme Court overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Partner Alexis Cirel published in Trust & Estates magazine01/24/2022
Partner Alexis Cirel has published an article in the latest issue of Trust & Estates magazine discussing novel legal issues prompted by scientific advances in the world of assisted reproduction.
Alexis Cirel Featured on Divorce Dialogues Podcast04/29/2021
Fertility Law Group practice leader Alexis Cirel joined Katherine Miller on a new episode of Divorce Dialogues to discuss the relationship between surrogates and intended parents under the CPSA.
Special Consideration of the Surrogacy “Journey” and its Joint Undertakings03/30/2021
On February 15, 2021, the Child-Parent Security Act (CPSA) became law in New York. Codified as Family Court Act Article 5-C, the CPSA is a revolutionary and sweeping new law that applies to children conceived using assisted reproductive means including gestational surrogacy. Gestational surrogacy is, an arrangement in which a woman (the “surrogate”) enters into a “surrogacy agreement” to become pregnant with and give birth to a child to whom she has no genetic connection, with the intent that someone else (the “intended parent(s)”) be the child’s legal parent.
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