Recommended Reading

Norman L. Cantor, After We Die: The Life and Times of the Human Cadaver (2010)

Lisa Carlson, Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death (2011)

Caitlin Doughty, From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death (2017)

Caitlin Doughty, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory (2015)

Drew Gilpin Faust, This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (2009)

David Harrington, The High Cost of Protecting (Morbid) Jobs, Regulation (Winter 2016-2017)

David Harrington & Jaret Treber, Numbers Matter: Estimating the Cost of State Funeral Regulations, 8 Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy 29 (2018)

Mark Harris, Grave Matters: A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial (2008)

Gary Laderman, Rest in Peace: A Cultural History of Death and the Funeral Home in Twentieth-Century America (2005)

Gary Laderman, The Sacred Remains: American Attitudes Toward Death, 1799-1883 (1996)

Thomas Lynch, The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade (2009)

Tanya Marsh, The Law of Human Remains (2015)

Tanya Marsh & Daniel Gibson, Cemetery Law: The Common Law of Burying Grounds in the United States (2015)

Tanya Marsh, Who Controls the Dead? The Right to Make Funeral and Disposition Decisions, Natural Transitions (Summer 2016)

Tanya Marsh, The Death Care Revolution, 8 Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy 1 (2018)

Tanya Marsh, Regulated to Death: Occupational Licensing and the Demise of the U.S. Funeral Services Industry, 8 Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy 5 (2018)

Tanya Marsh, When Death and Dirt Collide: Legal & Property Interests in Burial Places, 30 Prob. & Prop. 59 (March/April 2016)

Tanya Marsh, A New Lease on Death, 49 Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Journal 3 (2015)

Tanya Marsh, Ebola, Embalming, and The Dead: Controlling the Spread of Infectious Disease, 2 Wake Forest L. Rev. Common Law 101 (2014)

Tanya Marsh, Rethinking the Law of the Dead, 48 Wake Forest L. Rev. 1327 (2013)

Jessica Mitford, The American Way of Death Revisited (2000)

Philip Olson, Knowing “Necro-Waste, Social Epistemology (Volume 30, 2016)

Philip Olson, Basic Cremation, 8 Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy 149 (2018)

Jeff Rowes, Caskets and the Constitution: How a Simple Box has Advanced Economic Liberty, 8 Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy 63 (2018)

David Charles Sloane, The Last Great Necessity: Cemeteries in American History (1995)

Joshua L. Slocum, The Funeral Rule: Where it Came from, Why it Matters, and How to Bring it to the 21st Century, 8 Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy 89 (2018)

Lee Webster, editor, Changing Landscapes: Exploring the Growth of Ethical, Compassionate, and Environmentally Sustainable Green Funeral Practices (2017)

Lee Webster, Why Caring For Our Own Dead is an Act of Social Justice, 8 Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy 125 (2018)

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