Sex, Reproduction, and the Law
General Catalog Course Title:
Sex, Reproduction, and the Law
Terms Offered:
Spring 2014
Spring 2013
Spring 2012
Spring 2011


Why and how does the State regulate sex, sexuality, and reproductive behavior? What are the personal and societal consequences of our technological capacity to separate sex from reproduction? A number of legal and social issues will be analyzed, including sterilization, access to contraception and abortion, adolescent sexuality and statutory rape, the legal status of fetuses and frozen embryos, and the parentage of children conceived through assisted reproduction.


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