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Presidential Power Grab

Professor Allan Ides returns to discuss the current surge in executive power with Janice Markham. This show covers the theory of the Unitary Executive, the State Secrets Privilege, government secrecy and over-classification of information.

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.