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Rights of Embryo and Fetus in Private Law


Timothy Stoltzfus Jost


Washington and Lee University - School of Law


American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 50, pp. 633-646, 2002

Abstract:     
This article summarizes the rights of the embryo and fetus under American law. It was presented as a country report at the World Congress on Comparative Law, and is written primarily for a non U.S. audience. It examines, for example, the legal position of the embryo and fetus with respect to their parents, issues in research involving embryos and fetuses, remedies for torts or crimes against an embryo or fetus, and issues involving stem cell research.

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Date posted: January 24, 2003  

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Jost, Timothy Stoltzfus, Rights of Embryo and Fetus in Private Law. American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 50, pp. 633-646, 2002. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=370720

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Timothy Stoltzfus Jost (Contact Author)
Washington and Lee University - School of Law ( email )
Lexington, VA 24450
United States
540-458-8510 (Phone)
540-458-8488 (Fax)
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