Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10545/610537
Title:
The wrong harvest: The law on saviour siblings
Authors:
Cherkassky, Lisa
Abstract:
The momentous case of Quintavalle supported the creation of saviour siblings in English law. The House of Lords confirmed that embryos can be selected for social purposes according to the desires of the mother. This article discusses the implications of that decision for the welfare of saviour siblings and argues that harvesting of young saviour siblings is difficult to justify under the current fragmentary law.
Affiliation:
University of Derby
Citation:
Cherkassy, L. (2015) 'The wrong harvest: The law on saviour siblings', International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 29 (1):36
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family
Issue Date:
2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10545/610537
DOI:
10.1093/lawfam/ebu014
Additional Links:
http://lawfam.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/doi/10.1093/lawfam/ebu014
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
13609939; 14643707
Appears in Collections:
Derby Law School

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorCherkassky, Lisaen
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-21T17:52:32Zen
dc.date.available2016-05-21T17:52:32Zen
dc.date.issued2015en
dc.identifier.citationCherkassy, L. (2015) 'The wrong harvest: The law on saviour siblings', International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 29 (1):36en
dc.identifier.issn13609939en
dc.identifier.issn14643707en
dc.identifier.doi10.1093/lawfam/ebu014en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/610537en
dc.description.abstractThe momentous case of Quintavalle supported the creation of saviour siblings in English law. The House of Lords confirmed that embryos can be selected for social purposes according to the desires of the mother. This article discusses the implications of that decision for the welfare of saviour siblings and argues that harvesting of young saviour siblings is difficult to justify under the current fragmentary law.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherOxford University Pressen
dc.relation.urlhttp://lawfam.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/doi/10.1093/lawfam/ebu014en
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to International Journal of Law, Policy and the Familyen
dc.subjectSaviour siblingsen
dc.subjectUK lawen
dc.titleThe wrong harvest: The law on saviour siblingsen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
dc.identifier.journalInternational Journal of Law, Policy and the Familyen
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