Michael H. Shapiro

Expert in bioethics, including relating to genetic control, reproductive control, surrogacy and organ transplantion

Holder of Dorothy W. Nelson Professorship in Law
Professor of Law


  • bioethics – medical ethics, research and experimentation issues, reproductive control, genetic control, behavior control, death and dying, organ transplantation
  • medical/ legal ethical issues
  • law and medicine
  • constitutional law
  • constitutional rights
  • individual rights
  • equal protection
  • surrogacy
  • freedom of speech
  • separation of church and state

Additional Information

  • Author of Bioethics and Law: Cases, Materials and Problems, 2nd ed. (2003)
  • Editor of Biobehavioral Technologies and the Law (1982)