Genome Editing of Human Embryo: Allow or Prohibit?

  • Аleksander Anatolievich MOKHOV Department of Medical Law of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), Moscow, Russian Federation
  • Аleksander Nikolaevich LEVUSHKIN ‘Russian State University of Justice’ Moscow State Law University named after O. E. Kutafin’ (MSAL), Moscow, Russian Federation
  • Aleksandr Nikolaevich YAVORSKY Pushchino State Institute of Natural Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation


Nowadays, the direction of both law-enforcement activity and dynamically developing statutory regulation is to involve genes and genetic constructions into civil-law transactions. However, the evaluation of such processes is complex within the scope of doctrine and law-enforcement.

The article aims to uncover the issues of statutory regulation within genome editing activity of human embryo in Russia. The critical analysis underlines the proposals to prohibit the genome editing of human embryo due to its low efficacy, complexity of it actual maintenance via the existing legal remedy and mechanisms. There is a presentation of legal course developments within the genome editing of human embryo together with existing risks consideration for such kind of activity.


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How to Cite
MOKHOV, Аleksander Anatolievich; LEVUSHKIN, Аleksander Nikolaevich; YAVORSKY, Aleksandr Nikolaevich. Genome Editing of Human Embryo: Allow or Prohibit?. Journal of Advanced Research in Law and Economics, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 2, p. 483 – 490, mar. 2020. ISSN 2068-696X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 25 feb. 2024. doi: