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The Bush/Cheney Legacy of Torture

Law professor Allan Ides returns to Press for Democracy to discuss the use of torture during the administration of George W. Bush. Topics include the treaties and laws governing the United States' use of torture, the ramifications of this practice, as well as the need for an impartial investigation into government-sanctioned torture.

Allan Ides served as a law clerk to the Honorable Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr., chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit from 1979-80 and then clerked for the Honorable Byron R. White, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1980-81. Ides was an associate with Hufstedler, Miller, Carlson & Beardsley from 1981-82. He joined the Loyola Law School faculty shortly thereafter. He served as associate dean for academic ffairs from 1984-87. From 1989-1997, Ides was a member of the law school faculty at Washington & Lee in Lexington, Virginia. He returned to Los Angeles and to Loyola in Fall 1997.