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By Don Herzog

Do the lifeless have rights? In a persuasive argument, Don Herzog makes the case that the deceased’s pursuits might be protected

it is a delightfully misleading works that commence with an easy, likely arcane question—can you libel or slander the dead?—and develops it outward, tackling greater and bigger implications, till it finally ends up straddling the borders among legislation, tradition, philosophy, and the that means of existence. an entire resolution to this question calls for criminal pupil Don Herzog to think about what tort legislations is absolutely designed to guard, what changes loss of life makes—and what transformations it doesn’t—and why we price what we worth. Herzog is a kind of infrequent scholarly writers who could make the main summary argument compelling and entertaining.

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