‘The summer beach read you’ve been looking for: Don Herzog on Defaming the Dead

“Looking for the perfect gift for that tort lover in your family? The perfect read for the beach this summer? Look no farther. Pick up Don Herzog’s Defaming the Dead (Yale University Press 2017). Herzog, a law professor at the University of Michigan, published this odd delight. He makes a cogent argument against the common law rule prohibiting defamation actions predicated on injury to the reputation of the dead …” (more)

[Richard J Peltz-Steele, The Savory Tort, 20 May]

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