[JURIST] Australian Queensland District Court [official website] Judge Leanne Clare ruled for the first time in the country's, and the world's, history to define the term "conception." Clare defined "conception" [litigant's attorney's blog post] as "the commencement of the pregnancy, which involves an active process within a woman's body." In this case, an embryo had been created years before the surrogacy arrangement, but it was not implanted into the mother's uterus until after the arrangement was created. This was important...

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