- Austin Sarat: The assembly-line style of executions fits the coarsening of public life
- Plan will strain state's capacity to carry out the death penalty in an error-free manner
Austin Sarat is associate dean of the faculty at Amherst College, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence & Political Science at Amherst College and author of "Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty". The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Arkansas has announced that it will put 8 men to death over a ten-day period in April.