Checking Executive Power: The Role of State Attorneys General

Alan Dunklow

Date and Time

Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


Kirkhof Center » RM 2263


In an age of expansive executive power, what role do the states play in holding that power in check?  Political Science Distinguished Alumni-in-Residence Alan Dunklow will talk about the important work that state attorneys general do in serving as a check on executive power at both the federal and state level. Alan is an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Maryland Attorney General. He has a B.A. in Political Science from GVSU, an M.A. in Teaching from Johns Hopkins University, and a law degree from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Before pursuing a career in law, Alan was a high school government teacher in Baltimore City Public Schools through the Teach For America program.

Free pizza provided.

Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the GVSU Law Society. Everyone is welcome.


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