Sonia Allan Over the past 50 years, assisted reproduction using donor sperm (and more recently, eggs and embryos) has been both celebrated – for enabling people to have children – and derided for religious, moral and social [...]
FactCheck: is Australia legally obliged to look after children abandoned after commercial surrogacy?
Sonia Allan “I would imagine there’d be a number of reasons why the police should be involved and obviously the welfare authorities as well… I would have thought also that Australia has some obligation to track down [...]
Men's health: Men suffering from premature ejaculation and/or erectile dysfunction were vulnerable to unconscionable conduct by companies and doctors seeking profit. _______________________________________________________________ Introduction: Premature ejaculation (PE) and erectile dysfunction (ED) are men's health issues that can be [...]
Meredith Blake discusses the decision in Carter v Canada. She illustrates how human rights law is being applied contextually and considers the reasons for the decision, which found that a blanket ban on assisted suicide breached section 7 of [...]
Sonia Allan comments upon the long and winding road faced by donor-conceived people seeking information about their genetic heritage, and the announcement that the Victorian government intend to change laws to enable all donor-conceived people equal access [...]
A case note on Re Isaac, in which a 17 year old child with gender dysphoria was granted sole reponsibility to make decisions for himself about medical treatment based upon evidence that he displayed sufficient maturity, and [...]