Kerry L. Macintosh


Enhanced Beings: Human Germline Modification and the Law. Cambridge University Press (2018)

Human Cloning: Four Fallacies and Their Legal Consequences. Cambridge University Press (2013)

Illegal Beings: Human Clones and the Law. Cambridge University Press (2005)

Secured Transactions and Payment Systems: Problems and Answers with Clarke, Dolan, and Garvin. 2nd edition. Aspen Publishers (2003) | Link to Library Catalog


Human Cloning in Elgar Encyclopedia of Human Rights. Christina Binder, Manfred Nowak, Jane Hofbauer, Philipp Janig, editors. Edward Elgar Publishing (forthcoming 2022)

The Regulation of Human Germline Genome Modification in the United States in Human Germline Genome Modification and the Right to Science: A Comparative Study of National Laws and Policies. Andrea Boggio, Cesare P.R. Romano, & Jessica Almqvist, editors. Cambridge University Press (2020)

Human Cloning: Stereotypes, Public Policy, and the Law in Handbook on Philosophy and Public Policy. David Boonin, editor. Palgrave Macmillan (2018)

Human Cloning and Family in the New Millennium in Families: Beyond the Nuclear Ideal. Cutas and Chan, editors. Bloomsbury Academic (2012) (American edition published under the title: Beyond the Nuclear Family)

Technology and the Case for Free Banking with Friedman in The Half-Life of Policy Rationales: How New Technology Affects Old Policy Issues. Klein and Foldvary, editors. New York University Press (2003) | Link to Library Catalog

Letters of Credit: Dishonor When a Required Document Fails to Conform to the Section 7-507(b) Warranty in Letters of Credit: Current Thinking in America. Hillman, editor. Butterworth's (1987) (Originally published at 6 Journal of Law and Commerce 1-22 (1986) | Link to Library Catalog


Heritable genome editing and cognitive biases: why broad societal consensus is the wrong standard for moving forward, 9 Journal of Law and the Biosciences (forthcoming) (2022)

Reactions to the National Academies/Royal Society Report on Heritable Human Genome Editing, with Misha Angrist et al., 3 CRISPR J. 332-349 (2021)

Does Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy Violate Laws against Human Cloning, 43 Loyola Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 251-278 (2021)

Heritable Genome Editing and the Downsides of a Global Moratorium, 2 CRISPR J. 272-279 (2019) | Link to Full Text

Chimeras, Hybrids, and Cybrids: How Essentialism Distorts the Law and Stymies Scientific Research, 47 Arizona State Law Journal 183-233 (2015) | Link to Digital Commons

Teaching About the Biological Clock: Age-Related Fertility Decline and Sex Education, 22 UCLA Women's Law Journal 1-37 (2015) | Link to Digital Commons

Psychological Essentialism and Opposition to Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research, 18 Journal of Technology Law and Policy 229-264 (2013) | Link to Digital Commons

Brave New Eugenics: Regulating Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Name of Better Babies, 2010 University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology and Policy 257-310 (2010) | Link to Digital Commons

Human Clones and International Human Rights, 4 Santa Clara Journal of International Law 134-156 (2006) (also published in 7 University of Technology Sydney Law Review 134-156 (2005); v.7 is titled The Mind, the Body and the Law, published by Halstead Press (2006)) | Link to Digital Commons

Electronic Cash: More Questions than Answers, (Association of American Law Schools 2001 Annual Meeting, Section on Law and Computers Panel Presentation), 7 Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law 213-222 (2001) | Link to Digital Commons

The Cash of the Twenty-First Century, with Friedman, 17 Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal 273-284 (2001) | Link to Digital Commons

The New Money, (Symposium: The Legal and Policy Framework for Global Electronic Commerce: A Progress Report), 14 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 659-673 (1999) | Link to Digital Commons

How to Encourage Global Electronic Commerce: The Case for Private Currencies on the Internet, 11 Harvard Journal of Law and Technology 733-796 (1998) | Link to Digital Commons

Liberty, Trade, and the Uniform Commercial Code: When Should Default Rules Be Based on Business Practices?, 38 William and Mary Law Review 1465-1543 (1997) | Link to Digital Commons

Gilmore Spoke Too Soon: Contract Rises from the Ashes of the Bad Faith Tort, 27 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 483-540 (1994) | Link to Digital Commons

"We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us", (Symposium: Is the UCC Dead, or Alive and Well?), 26 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 673-682 (1993) | Link to Digital Commons

Letters of Credit: Curbing Bad-Faith Dishonor, 25 Uniform Commercial Code Law Journal 3-48 (1992)

Am I My Borrower's Keeper?, (Symposium: Scholarship in Banking Law), 50 Ohio State Law Journal 1197-1227 (1989) | Link to Digital Commons

When Are Merger Clauses Unconscionable?, 64 Denver University Law Review 529-548 (1988) | Link to Digital Commons

Letters of Credit: Dishonor When a Required Document Fails to Conform to the Section 7-507(b) Warranty, 6 Journal of Law and Commerce 1-22 (1986) (Reprinted as a chapter in Letters of Credit: Current Thinking in America. Hillman, editor. Butterworths (1987)) | Link to Digital Commons

Other Articles

Gene Editing Sperm and Eggs for Use in Clinical Trials, Letter to the Editor, 49 J. Law, Medicine & Ethics 156-157 (2021)

Working Towards Fair Information Practices: A Report, (Santa Clara Symposium on Privacy and IVHS), 11 Santa Clara Computer and High-Technology Law Journal 141-144 (1995) | Link to Digital Commons