Norman Cantor is a retired law professor who served on the faculties at Rutgers University School of Law, Newark (1970-2005) and Tel Aviv University (1984-91). He has been widely published in legal and medical journals on the topic of the legal handling of dying medical patients and has 4 books in that field. His latest book is “After We Die: The Life and Times of the Human Cadaver” which explores the physical, legal, and moral constraints applicable to various means of disposal of human remains. That book was named runner up for the American Publishers’ Association’s 2010 PROSE award for excellence in the field of Law and Legal Studies. For a related blog piece, see “Keeping the Fun in Funerals” posted in November 2010.
Norman Cantor lives 1/2 year in Tel Aviv and 1/2 year in New Jersey. This blog often relates to developments within Israel or concerning Israel. (See, for example, “No Peace from the Jewish Voice for Peace” posted in December 2009 and “Richard Falk, the Rapporteur Who Serves as Provocateur” posted on August 15, 2011).