Posthumous Interests: Legal and Ethical Perspectives

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Daniel Sperling discusses the legal status of posthumous interests and their possible defeat by actions performed following the death of a person. The author first explores the following questions: Do the dead have interests and/or rights, the defeat of which may constitute harm? What does posthumous harm consist of and when does it occur, if at all? This is followed by a more detailed analysis of three categories of posthumous interests arising in the medico-legal context: the proprietary interest in the body of the ...

Posthumous Interests: Legal and Ethical Perspectives 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521187664

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Posthumous Interests: Legal and Ethical Perspectives 2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521877848

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