The Law of Zombies Jul26

The Law of Zombies

Zombies had grabbed the attention of lawyers and judges centuries before The Walking Dead premiered on AMC. I refer to a special species of zombies—the ones introduced in Chapter 7 of my newest Rachel Gold mystery, THE DEAD HAND: Their lawyers call them, “high net-worth individuals prepared to shoulder the responsibility for providing wealth for future generations and essential funding for important causes even after they are no longer with us.” Benny calls them zombies. And since zombies are already dead, they’re hard to kill. Let me explain: As a lawyer by day, I try to feature one curious legal concept in each of my novels. Past examples...