"Beth Ann Wilkinson" is a Washington, D.C. lawyer, and partner in the New York City-based law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. She works in the firm's Washington, D.C. office focusing on white collar criminal defense.

Wilkinson is known for successfully arguing for the execution of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh. She has also been a critic of unfair administration of the death penalty. In April 2012 she was hired as outside counsel by the Federal Trade Commission to lead an antitrust inquiry into Google.[http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/ftc-taps-top-litigator-beth-wilkinson-for-google-probe/2012/04/27/gIQAbCjRlT_story.html WashingtonPost.com: Who is Beth Wilkinson? A look at the woman the FTC hired to investigate Google]

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The death penalty was designed for.

Only 5 percent of the death sentences were actually implemented, and I think that would be difficult to accept if you were a victim or believe in the system because there is supposed to be some finality.

He knew that death was a possibility and he didn't care.

It tells me that we probably are putting too many people on trial for death sentences, cases that shouldn't have been death cases from the outset.

This was no mistake, no coincidence.

We never knew such a dark and horrible place existed inAmerica until Timothy McVeigh sent us there, ... Tell him he is no patriot. He is a traitor and he deserves to die.

This is an ethical dilemma, and we did find several instances in which individuals stepped over the line.

No matter how mad he makes you, don't do that.