This seminar is an online rebroadcast of a previously recorded program. To participate, you listen and view online.
Originally presented on December 10, 2019, by Mary Beck, University of Missouri Law School, Columbia
Infertility is a common problem, couples frequently utilize assisted reproductive technologies to form families, and the extra frozen pre-implantation embryos have fueled increasing legal disputes. During this program, we will:
Sharon L. Centracchio, Bankruptcy Solo, LLC, St. Charles | February 25
William L. Flowers III, Attorney at Law, Columbia | April 23
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Professor Mary Beck taught in Schools of Nursing and Medicine for 13 years before joining the Missouri University law faculty in 1993 as Director of the Family Violence Project. Her work history includes a law school based practice supervising students representing indigent domestic violence victims and dying custodial parents; legal representation in adoption, assisted reproductive technology, and surrogacy; working as a certified family nurse practitioner; and drafting multi state and federal legislation involving birth parents’ rights, adoption of children, stand by guardianship, and domestic violence.
Mary is an original member of the Missouri Battered Women’s Clemency Coalition and a Mid Missouri Legal Services Board Member. Professor Beck is now a semi-retired emerita professor of law.
Mary’s research is in the areas of congenital cardiac defects, domestic violence, adoption, parent’s rights, and frozen embryos. She has obtained state and federal grants to fund nursing, medicine and law student education, and to fund multidisciplinary empirical research into Missouri’s police, prosecutorial, and judicial responses to domestic violence.
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