Lincoln Memorial University Law Review Archive


In re Baby: Blessing or Problem Child? discusses the relevant surrogacy arrangement terminology and outlines key statutes and cases detailing the nationwide legal maze of surrogacy. This note also discusses the facts giving rise to Baby, the sources of Tennessee law examined, and the Court’s analysis and holdings in Baby. Finally, Mr. Baggett examines Louisiana’s legislative efforts as a case study exhibiting the various difficulties legislatures may experience when addressing surrogacy issues.