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

Professional and Biographical Information


J.D., Yale Law School (1989)
M.A., Columbia University (1986)
A.B., Brown University (1982)
A.M. (honorary), Amherst College (2005)

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