Hadley Arkes Not Scared By Perry

Hadley Arkes, Ney Professor of Jurisprudence at Amherst College, weighed in on the Sept. 7 Republican debates in an online column for the National Review. “Rick Perry persuaded me that he was not scary, and that he won’t be seen as scary by the vast public,” he said. Read more here.

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.