22 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 897 (2007)
A Brave New World of Designer Babies

handle is hein.journals/berktech22 and id is 903 raw text is: A BRAVE NEW WORLD OF DESIGNER BABIES?
By Sonia M. Sutert
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I.   IN T R O D U C T IO N   .................................................................................... 898
II. THE RISE AND FALL OF THE EUGENICS MOVEMENT ............. 901
A .  THE  O RIGINS  OF  EUGENICS .................................................................. 902
B. GOVERNMENT INVOLVEMENT AND EUGENICS LAWS .......................... 906
C. CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE TO EUGENICS: BUCK V. BELL .............. 909
D. WORLD WAR II AND THE DECLINE OF EUGENICS ................................ 914
III. PROPHYLAXIS AGAINST CLASSIC EUGENICS ............................ 916
IV.  TOW  ARD   NEOEUGENICS      ................................................................... 922
A. PRENATAL TESTING AND CURRENT GENETIC REPRODUCTIVE
T ECHN OLOG IES  .................................................................................... 923
B. ADVANCING TECHNOLOGIES: TOWARDS DESIGNER BABIES .......... 929
C. CULTURAL NORMS AND ACCEPTANCE OF NON-THERAPEUTIC
REPRODUCTIVE   TECHNOLOGIES .......................................................... 934
D. DISTINCTIONS BETWEEN OLD AND NEW EUGENICS? .......................... 937
1. Presence or Absence of State Coercion ....................................... 937
2.  Improvem ents  in  Science .............................................................. 939
3.  E thnic  and  Racial Bias ................................................................. 940
4.  Societal Versus Individual Benefit ............................................... 946
V. WHAT'S WRONG WITH (NEO)EUGENICS? .................................... 948
A. A RELATIONAL ACCOUNT OF AUTONOMY .......................................... 949
B. EVALUATING EUGENICS THROUGH THE LENS OF RELATIONAL
A UTO N O M Y  .......................................................................................... 954
V I.  C O N C L U SIO N   ......................................................................................... 968
 2007 Sonia M. Suter
t Associate Professor, The George Washington University Law School. B.A.,
Michigan State University, 1985; M.S. Human Genetics, University of Michigan, 1987;
J.D., University of Michigan, 1994.
I am grateful to Naomi Cahn, Julie Steiff, Ronald Suter, and Bob Tuttle for their
invaluable comments and insights. Many thanks also to Gabrielle Kohlmeier, my re-
search assistant, and Kasia Solon, my library liaison, both of whom were incredibly effi-
cient, thorough, and resourceful. Finally, I want to thank Dean Fred Lawrence and the
George Washington University Law School for research and faculty support.

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