Monday, January 9, 2012
Over at Concurring Opinions, Naomi Cahn of George Washington University Law School recently reviewed Hendrik Hartog's "Someday All This Will be Yours: A History of Inheritance and Old Age" (Harvard University Press 2012). Cahn wrote:
The book touches upon family law, trusts and estates, property, contract, commodification, and (of course) the role of legal history, and it pulls these together with wonderful complexity and intertwined themes. It also should speak to many people on a personal level, whether they feel “’trapped’” into caring for elderly family members, well-compensated for providing this care, or simply honored to do so.
Read more here.