USD School of Law Professor Dov Fox's New Book DONOR 9623 Named #1 Podcast and a Top Audiobook by Audible

Professor Dov Fox's New Book DONOR 9623 Named #1 Podcast and a Top Audiobook by Audible

Professor Dov Fox

SAN DIEGO (February 18, 2021) – University of San Diego School of Law Herzog Endowed Scholar and Professor of Law Dov Fox's most recent book, DONOR 9623, has been named the #1 podcast and a top audiobook of 2020 by

DONOR 9623 discusses the troubling side of what happens when would-be parents set out to have children with help from the fertility industry. It examines the law of policing, mental illness and a billion-dollar industry that creates hundreds of thousands of babies every year. The book comes one year after Professor Fox's last book publication, Birth Rights and Wrongs: How Medicine and Technology are Remaking Reproduction and the Law.

Professor Fox was also recently interviewed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard, where he discussed genetic testing and ethics in the fertility industry as it relates to the book.

Click here to watch the DONOR 9623 trailer and click here to read the book blog summary.

Click here to listen to the book on

Click here to listen to the Armchair Experts podcast with Dax Shepard.

About Herzog Endowed Scholar and Professor of Law Dov Fox

Professor Dov Fox teaches and writes in the areas of health law and bioethics, the regulation of technology and criminal law. He is the director for the Center of Health Law Policy and Bioethics and the Herzog Endowed Scholar. Fox serves on the advisory boards of the Appellate Defenders, American Constitution Society, and Illumina Genomics. Fox also works on National Institutes of Health grants that focus on topics of genomic privacy, translational medicine, and biomedical research ethics. 

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school's faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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