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Reproductive Technologies and the Legal Determination of Fatherhood

By Sally Sheldon

Abstract

In Re D is the most recent in a line of cases to have raised problems with the determination of legal fatherhood under s.28(3) of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (1990). The judgment is interesting in particular as a demonstration of the growing currency of the idea that a child has a right to ‘genetic truth’ and for further evidencing a ‘fragmentation of fatherhood’

Topics: K
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:kar.kent.ac.uk:1446

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