14 January 2012

Little Known Family Law Facts #1

The recent non-crisis about the validity of same-sex marriage involved basic legal concepts in international law and the law on domestic relations that could have been uncovered with a little bit of effort on the part of whomever chose to ignite the non-firestorm. Herewith, then, the founding of an irregular series about actually little know actual facts in family law.

The federal Assisted Human Reproduction Act regulates artificial reproduction but also makes it illegal to create, or pay someone to create, a chimera or transplant a chimera into a human or non-human life form. Creepy but true.