Tag Archives: Ethics

State Legislature is serious about stricter ethics laws

Mike Groll/AP “Make no mistake, this house is serious about ethics reform and we know that words are not enough,” said Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx). ALBANY — The scandal-scarred state Legislature got back to work Wednesday amid rampant calls for stricter ethics laws. Convening barely a month after the convictions of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Senate ...

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Frozen Embryos Must Be Destroyed: Divorce Case Highlights Ethics And Legalities Of IVF

When Mimi Lee and her ex-husband Stephen Findley created five frozen embryos with the assistance of a California fertility clinic in 2010, they didn’t do so with the intention of divorcing. The couple did divorce in 2013, though. And they did so prior to using the embryos they’d created. According to their agreement with the fertility clinic, in the event ...

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