Vice Dean and Professor of Law
Law Office: E323
Professor Mutcherson teaches courses on bioethics, torts, family law, South African constitutional law, and health law policy, specifically the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. Her scholarly work focuses on issues at the intersection of health law, bioethics, and family law with a particular interest in assisted reproduction. Her writing has appeared in the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Harvard Journal of Law & Gender (on-line), Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Nevada Law Journal, Minnesota Law Review Headnotes, and Yale Journal of Law and Feminism. Professor Mutcherson has spoken nationally on topics related to human subject research, reproductive technologies, reproductive justice, and health law.
No Way to Treat a Woman: Creating an Appropriate Standard for Resolving Medical Treatment Disputes Involving HIV-Positive Children, Harvard Women's Law Journal (spring 2002).
Disabling Dreams of Parenthood: The Fertility Industry, Anti-discrimination, and Parents with Disabilities (Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, summer 2009)
What’s Love Got to Do with It? (Conversations on a Pregnant Man) (Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, fall 2010)
Unsexing Care: Beyond Gendered Parenting Terms- A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering (Harvard Journal of Law & Gender on-line colloquium, winter 2012).
In Defense of Future Children: A Response to Cohen’s Beyond Best Interests (Minnesota Law Review Headnotes- on-line forum, spring 2012).
Welcome to the Wild West: Protecting Access to Cross Border Fertility Care in the United States (Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy, 2013)
Transformative Reproduction (The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice, winter 2013).
Open Fertility Borders: Defending Access to Cross Border Fertility Care in the United States (chapter in anthology on Globalizing Healthcare- Oxford University Press, 2013).
How Parents Are Made: A Response to Discrimination in Baby Making: The Unconstitutional Treatment of Prospective Parents through Surrogacy (Indiana Law Journal, fall 2013)
Procreative Pluralism (Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, winter 2015).