Fellow lawblogger Joel Schoenmeyer’s Death and Taxes Blog calls attention to yesterday’s excellent Wall Street Journal article on Powers of Attorney. The latest news coming out about the arrest and indictment of the late Brooke Astor’s son Anthony Marshall   together with her former attorney Francis X. Morrissey Jr. highlights the need for vigilance in giving a power and remaining knowledgeable about the activities of the holder. It is must reading.