Courtney Joslin is a Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law. She is a leading expert in the areas of family and relationship recognition, with a particular focus on same-sex and unmarried couples. She is a co-author (with William N. Eskridge Jr. & Nan D. Hunter) of the textbook–Sexuality, Gender, and the Law. She is also co-author (with Shannon P. Minter & Catherine Sakimura) of a leading treatise–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Family Law. Professor Joslin served as the Reporter for the Uniform Parentage Act (2017) which, among other things, permits and regulates surrogacy.
Family Rights for LGBTQIA+ Folks: U.S. Surrogacy and Parentage Laws