Looking Out for Grandma

By Emily Gold Boutilier

[Law] Search prosecutor Page Ulrey’s name on the Seattle Times website and you may lose some of your faith in humanity. The results include headlines such as “Defendant testifies to his love for mother who died covered in bedsores” and “Woman accused of marrying man to access his bank account charged with three felonies.”

Sarat's When the State Kills Examines the Death Penalty and America

April 10, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Austin Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College, has written When the State Kills: Capital Punishment and the American Condition ($29.95, 314 pp., Princeton University Press, Princeton 2001), a critical appraisal of the effect of capital punishment on American law, politics and culture.