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R-Egg-Ulation: A Call For Greater Regulation Of The Big Business Of Human Egg Harvesting, Danielle A. Vera Dec 2016

R-Egg-Ulation: A Call For Greater Regulation Of The Big Business Of Human Egg Harvesting, Danielle A. Vera

Michigan Journal of Gender & Law

When it comes to young healthy women “donating” their eggs, America has a regulation problem. This Note explains the science behind the harvesting of human eggs, focusing on potential egg donors, and describes the specific factors that make egg donation a unique type of transaction. It describes the current regulatory status of the assisted reproductive technology industry in the United States and highlights the ways in which this scheme fails to protect egg “donors.” This Note concludes with a call for comprehensive regulation of the assisted reproductive technology industry.


Opening The Doors To South Hall, University Of Michigan Law School Jan 2011

Opening The Doors To South Hall, University Of Michigan Law School

Miscellaneous Law School Publications

Facts about and donors to the new South Hall building for the University of Michigan Law School.


Confidence In The Nonprofit Sector Through Sarbanes-Oxley-Style Reforms, Joseph Mead Mar 2008

Confidence In The Nonprofit Sector Through Sarbanes-Oxley-Style Reforms, Joseph Mead

Michigan Law Review

Over the past several years, the nonprofit sector suffered a series of highly visible scandals that shook the public's confidence in charitable organizations. Concerned politicians and nonprofit leaders responded with a variety of reforms inspired by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The Note focuses on three such reforms: requiring nonprofit officers certify financial statements, mandating audits of nonprofits' financial statements, and imposing independent audit committees on nonprofit boards of directors. This Note argues that, contrary to the conclusions of many commentators, these reforms will provide a net benefit to the nonprofit sector by increasing donor confidence while imposing minimal costs.


The Michigan Law Quadrangle: Architecture And Origins, Kathryn Horste Jan 1997

The Michigan Law Quadrangle: Architecture And Origins, Kathryn Horste

About the Buildings

The Michigan Law Quadrangle: Architecture and Origins is intended to combine elements of a history and a guidebook. For those students, alumni, and visitors to Ann Arbor who have long admired the sequestered spaces and the noble corridors ofthe Quadrangle, the book is meant to answer some ofthe many questions that come to mind about its historical styles and the significance of its rich decorations, as well as to serve as a ready source book for those encountering the Quadrangle for the first time. Chapters 2 and 3 recount the history of the Quadrangle as a construction project and the ...


The Uniform Probate Code Extends Antilapse-Type Protection To Poorly Drafted Trusts, Lawrence W. Waggoner Jan 1996

The Uniform Probate Code Extends Antilapse-Type Protection To Poorly Drafted Trusts, Lawrence W. Waggoner

Articles

The Uniform Law Commission' promulgated a revised version of Article II of the Uniform Probate Code (UPC or Code) in 1990, and approved a set of technical amendments in 1993. As Director of Research and Chief Reporter for the Joint Editorial Board for the Uniform Probate Code (Board)2 and reporter for the UPC Article II drafting committee, I was privileged to serve as the principal drafter of these provisions. UPC Article II deals with the substantive rules governing donative transfers - intestacy; spouse's elective share; execution, revocation, and revival of wills; rules of construction for wills and other donative ...


Tribute To William F. Fratcher: Marital Property Rights In Transition, Lawrence W. Waggoner Jan 1994

Tribute To William F. Fratcher: Marital Property Rights In Transition, Lawrence W. Waggoner

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"Marital property rights," a term that covers a vast multitude of rights or interests conferred by law on persons who occupy the status of spouse, are in a state of transition. To discuss the themes and trends that are emerging, this Article is divided into four discrete, yet related segments. The first segment addresses how the law allocates original ownership between spouses in a marriage. The second segment turns to the intestate share of the surviving spouse. This is not a topic that much concerns high-powered estate planners because intestate estates are usually fairly small. But to the surviving spouse ...


World's Finest Educational Building: William W. Cook Legal Research Library Nears Completion As Unit Of Law Quadrangle, The Michigan Alumnus Jan 1931

World's Finest Educational Building: William W. Cook Legal Research Library Nears Completion As Unit Of Law Quadrangle, The Michigan Alumnus

About the Buildings

As the finishing touches are applied, the nearly completed William W. Cook Legal Research Library looms upward impressively from its position at the southern border of the Law Quadrangle.


William W. Cook, University Benefactor, Sawyer Hulme Walter Jan 1930

William W. Cook, University Benefactor, Sawyer Hulme Walter

About the Buildings

Noted New York Alumnus Dies at his Port Chester Home; His Will Makes Huge Additions to Already Most Generous Gifts.


University Of Have New Legal Research Library: William W. Cook, '80, 82l, Donor Of The Lawyers' Club And Martha Cook Dormitory, Makes Gift, The Michigan Alumnus Jan 1929

University Of Have New Legal Research Library: William W. Cook, '80, 82l, Donor Of The Lawyers' Club And Martha Cook Dormitory, Makes Gift, The Michigan Alumnus

About the Buildings

A beautiful Legal Research Library, to cost approximately $1,750,000, is to be the second phase of the development by William W. Cook, '80, '821, of a Law Quadrangle for the housing of the University's Law School. Announcement of the gift of the Library was made by the Board of Regents at its special meeting January 11.