BC Prof explores new immortal legal/financial powers of dead people

The United States is a very good place to be dead; better than almost anywhere, legally speaking. Ray Madoff, a professor at Boston College Law School who specializes in trusts and estates, lays out evidence for that in her book called Immortality and the Law: The Rising Power of the American Dead. Other nations have their own strong points, many of which Madoff discusses. But in choosing a place to live when you’re dead, “USA forever” is the slogan for you.

Madoff is a detective on the trail of a curious question…

—so begins another Improbable Innovation nugget, which appears in its entirety on BetaBoston.