Temple Law Logo TU Portal

Topics

The Unenforceability of Contracts to Abort

TMZ has a scoop.  (Yes, I read TMZ.  Every day.)  Tagg Romney (son of Mitt) and his wife Jen entered into a surrogacy contract which contained a clause purporting to require the surrogate to abort on demand given a particular set of contingencies:

We’ve learned Tagg and his wife Jen, along with the surrogate and her husband, signed a Gestational Carrier Agreement dated July 28, 2011.  Paragraph 13 of the agreement reads as follows:

“If in the opinion of the treating physician or her independent obstetrician there is potential physical harm to the surrogate, the decision to abort or not abort is to be made by the surrogate . . . In the event the child is determined to be physiologically, genetically or chromosomally abnormal, the decision [...]

Via Concurring Opinions

Posted Under :

0 Comments :

Comment

Comments closed

Upcoming Events

Sep 19

Sep 20

TA LLM Programs

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

K1A

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K1B

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K1C

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K202

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K5A

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K5B

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K6A

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K6B

Sep 21

TA LLM Programs

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

K1A

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K1B

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K1C

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K202

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K5A

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K5B

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K6A

Main Campus - Klein
Room: K6B

Sep 22

Full Events Calendar

Connecting with Temple Law

  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • RSS Feeds