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Courses 2008 - 2009

LAW H 508 Beginning Of Life: Rights And Choices

Credits: 2


This seminar course will address the controversial legal issues engendered by our increasing control over the beginning of life. After a brief overview of the constitutional underpinnings supporting fundamental rights, privacy, and liberty, the focus will be on the law, regulation, and policy implications of contraception; the new reproductive and genetic technologies, including surrogate parenthood, sperm and egg donation, in-vitro fertilization, and other methods of conquering infertility; and abortion. Enrollment limited to 14 students.

Autumn, 2 Credit(s)

Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Mastroianni, Anna

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