[ExI] Rights without selves (was: Nolopsism)

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Fri Feb 12 17:10:08 UTC 2010

On 2/12/2010 7:12 AM, Stefano Vaj wrote:

> A fetus can inherit, for instance, in a number of
> circumstances, at least in continental jurisdictions.

Would that apply to a frozen embryo? If a billionaire had an embryo put 
on ice with the expectation of having it implanted later (perhaps in a 
host mother) and then died, could an estate be locked up for decades 
while the small mass of cells hung changelessly inside a Dewer?

Damien Broderick

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