American Bar Association
 
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
ABA Section of Family Law

Assisted Reproductive Technologies


Scope

Studies and reports on the legal and ethical ramifications of advances in the technology of assisted reproduction, and in the science of genetics, that relate to family law, through CLE programs; publications; development of model legislation; and making of Reports and Recommendations through the Section of Family Law to the ABA; and by these efforts, influence public policy, legislation, and, as amici curiae, court decisions, that impact the individuals and institutions involved, toward the end of promoting progress in, and betterment of, the law, as well as the practice of law.

Assisted Reproductive Technologies Description


Resources

ABA Model Act Governing Assisted Reproductive Technology Agencies

The Model Act was approved and adopted by the ABA House of Delegates at the ABA Midyear Meeting in February 2016.

ABA Position Paper Regarding a Possible Hague Convention on Private International Concerning Children, Including International Surrogacy Arrangements

This was approved and adopted by the ABA House of Delegates at the ABA Midyear Meeting in February 2016.

Model Act Governing Assisted Reproduction

The Model Act was approved and adopted by the ABA House of Delegates at the ABA Midyear Meeting in February 2008. Read the Act linked above as a pdf.

A Word document of the Model Act is also available for your perusal. (Section Council approved this Act in November 2007.)

American Bar Association's Section of Family Law, in a Report to the House of Delegates, submitted the following RECOMMENDATION on cloning. The recommendation was approved the the ABA House of Delegates on August 9-10, 2004. Read the full report.


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    Leadership

    Chair:

    Vaughn, Richard

    Vice-Chair:

    Hutchison, Dean

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    Section Events

      Section of Family Law 2016 Spring Conference

      05/11/2016-05/14/2016
      Atlantis Paradise Island
      Nassau

      PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE REGISTER ON-SITE. Come join us at the beautiful Atlantis for exceptional CLE and fun in the sun! Highlights include: All-day Law Practice Management Symposium (Wednesday, May 11th) 20 cutting-edge family law CLE sessions Social & networking opportunities ...


    Meeting Minutes

    Modified by Marsha Boone on April 6, 2016

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