Tanya Marsh

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Professor Tanya Marsh discusses ‘question of what we own of ourselves’ in Washington Post regarding new Texas fetal burial rules

Professor Tanya Marsh was quoted in following Washington Post article, ”After months of controversy, Texas will require aborted fetuses to be cremated or buried,” written by Samantha Schmidt and published on Nov. 29, 2016. The story also ran on MSN News.

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Professor Tanya Marsh co-authors first-of-its-kind book, ‘Real Property for the Real World,’ with University of Texas professors

Professor Tanya Marsh has co-authored a book, “Real Property for the Real World: Building Skills Through Case Study,” with University of Texas Professors Heather Way and Lucille Wood. Published by West Publishing Co., the book shows how the concepts in first-year Property courses work in practice.

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Professor Tanya Marsh publishes Huffington Post blog on Pence’s Indiana abortion burial laws

Professor Tanya Marsh, a scholar of funeral and cemetery law, originally authored the following “Pence’s Legacy: Indiana Law Requires Burial or Cremation of Blighted Ovum” on the Huffington Post blog on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, and can be found here.

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of our faculty members that are invited to write in national media outlets are their own, and not reflective of Wake Forest Law as an institution. Our policy is to re-publish all faculty member articles that are published in national media.

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Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Seattle Times regarding designer’s plans for human remains

Professor Tanya Marsh is quoted in the following Seattle Times article, “Seattle designer’s plan for human remains: ‘What if we could just become compost?’” by published on Oct. 28, 2016.

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy will present the symposium, “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way of Death,” on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Free CLE credit from the North Carolina Bar is pending approval.

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Professor Tanya Marsh’s Halloween CLE event on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Charlotte is open to the public

Professor Tanya Marsh will be a guest speaker at Mecklenburg County Bar’s Halloween Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event, “Ghosts, Graves, and the Occasional Murder House,” on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at The Rabbit Hole in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Professor Marsh, author of The Law of Human Remains (2015) and Cemetery Law (2015) books, will discuss state funeral and cemetery law using recent case examples.
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Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in The Nation regarding mandatory funerals for fetuses

Professor Tanya Marsh is quoted in the following story, “The Latest Anti-Abortion Trend? Mandatory Funerals for Fetuses,” written by Rebecca Grant of  The Nation and published on Oct. 11, 2016.

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Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Boston Globe about the sale and displacement of burial grounds and cremated remains

Professor Tanya Marsh, advocate and scholar of funeral and cemetery law, was quoted in the following Boston Globe story, “When a final resting place isn’t so final,” published by Lisa Wangsness on Oct. 3, 2016. Professor Marsh discusses Massachusetts statutes as they relate to the sale and displacement of burial grounds and cremated remains.

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Journal of Law and Policy to present ‘Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm’ symposium on Feb. 23-24, 2017

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy will present the symposium, “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way of Death,” on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Up to four hours of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit has been approved by the North Carolina Bar. The event will be live webcast.

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Professor Tanya Marsh explains the difference between savings and loans and banks

Professor Tanya Marsh explains the difference between savings and loans and banks to Claes Bell, CFA, a Bankrate.com writer in the following article, which was originally published on Aug. 15, 2016, and was also picked up by Yahoo Finance.

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Professor Tanya Marsh discusses legal status of biological remains in Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective

Professor Tanya Marsh was featured in Philip R. Olson’s paper, “Refining and Extending Necro-Waste,” published on Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, the digital extension of the journal Social Espistemology, on Aug. 5, 2016.  Professor Marsh discusses the legal status of biological material in regards to Indiana’s law on aborted fetal remains.  The paper, which follows, also lists her book, “The Law of Human Remains,” as a reference.

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