Amherst College Professors Sarat, Douglas and Umphrey Edit New Book, Law and Catastrophe

Submitted by Patricia M. Allen
January 2, 2008 Contact: Emanuel Costache '09 Media Relations Intern 413/542-2321 Caroline Jenkins Hanna Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Professor Austin Sarat Edits New Book, Trauma and Memory

Submitted by Patricia M. Allen
January 2, 2008 Contact: Caroline Jenkins Hanna Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Los Angeles Times: N.J. on the verge of repealing death penalty

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
Austin Sarat, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science and Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor, discussed his opinion on capital punishment in a Dec. 14 article in the Los Angeles Times.

Professional and Biographical Information

Degrees

LL.D (Honorary), Providence College (2008)

J.D., Yale Law School (1988) 

A.M. (Honorary), Amherst College (1984)

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (1973)
 
M.A., University of Wisconsin (1970)

B.A., Providence College (1969)

“Loyalty and Dissent in Dangerous Times” at Amherst College April 5 and 6

Austin Sarat is New President of Consortium of Undergraduate Law and Justice Programs

March 3, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

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.

Amherst LJST Professor Austin Sarat Edits Dissent in Dangerous Times

January 14, 2005Director of Media Relations

Amherst College Professors are Editors of Law on the Screen

Amherst College Professor Austin Sarat Receives NEH Grant for 10th Year Summer Seminar for High School Teachers

December 2, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

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