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The federal impeachment process

a constitutional and historical analysis

by Michael J. Gerhardt

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Impeachments -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-254) and index.

      StatementMichael J. Gerhardt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4958 .G47 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 260 p. ;
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL43958M
      ISBN 100226289567, 0226289575
      LC Control Number99038736

      Get this from a library! The Federal impeachment process: a constitutional and historical analysis. [Michael J Gerhardt] -- "This is the first comprehensive analysis of the theory and practice of impeachment since the Watergate era. Litigation in the intervening period over the Senate's removal of three judges (most. The Historical and Constitutional Significance of the Impeachment and Acquittal of President William Jefferson Clinton Ch. 14 Possible Explanations for and Lessons to be Drawn from President Clinton's Impeachment and Acquittal Ch. 15 Conclusion: The Future of the Impeachment Process.

      The federal impeachment process: a constitutional and historical analysis. [Michael J Gerhardt] -- "As President Trump and Congressional Democrats battle over the findings of the Mueller report, talk of impeachment is in the air. For more than twenty years, [this book] has served as the most complete analysis of the constitutional and. Book review: The Federal Impeachment Process: A Constitutional and Historical Analysis. By Michael J. Gerhardt. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Author: Frederick Schauer.

      Impeachment is the process by which a legislative body levels charges against a government official. It does not mean removal from office; it is only a statement of charges, akin to an indictment in criminal law. The Senate has voted against impeaching President Trump, defeating two articles of impeachment by votes of and Trump joins two former presidents, Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton, in.


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The Federal Impeachment Process: A Constitutional and Historical Analysis, Third Edition. As President Trump and Congressional Democrats battle over the findings of the Mueller report, talk of impeachment is in the : Michael J. Gerhardt. Written in an accessible and lively question-and-answer format, it offers a timely explanation of the impeachment process from its very meaning to its role in politics today.

The book defines the scope of impeachable offenses, and how the Constitution provides alternative procedures and sanctions for addressing misconduct in office. The federal impeachment process: a constitutional and historical analysis. Gerhardt, Michael J. Since we are in a period of history when impeachment seems likely, this book lays out the legal and political requirements for impeachment.

It is an excellent overview and the reader can better understand the challenge s of the process and why it has been used so sparingly/5(64). Book Review: The Federal Impeachment Process: A Constitutional and Historical Analysis. by Michael J. Gerhardt.

Frederick Schauer Follow this and additional works at: Part of theLaw Commons This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the University of Minnesota Law : Frederick Schauer. Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide, by Cass R. Sunstein Cass R. Sunstein is a recognized expert on the subject of impeachment—he gave expert testimony during Bill Clinton’s impeachment hearings in —and his book is an excellent overview of the mechanism, purpose, and results of the : Jeff Somers.

The monthslong impeachment process that ended Wednesday could feel like a blur of news and political theater all leading up to a foregone conclusion. Donald Trump is still the president. Impeachment is the first of several steps required to remove a government official from office.

The impeachment process has been used infrequently in the United States—at either the federal. The impeachment process in U.S. government was first suggested by Benjamin Franklin during the Constitutional Convention in Noting that the traditional mechanism for removing “obnoxious” chief executives — like kings — from power had been assassination, Franklin glibly suggested the impeachment process as a more rational and preferable method.

Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. The federal impeachment process: a constitutional and historical analysisPages: I. Introduction. We present a revised edition of Impeachment: A Bibliography of Federal Law Sources in the Law Library of Congress, by James W.

Martin and Emily Carr. The original report was completed in Novemberafter the House of Representatives voted to begin impeachment proceedings against President Clinton but before President Clinton was impeached in December The Federal Impeachment Process is described in this book.

Fortunately, we have not utilized this method of removal often, so there is not a lot of precident established. While this is one of the three most authoritative sources on the subject, /5. This surprising and irreverent book by one of America’s leading political reporters makes the case that impeachment is much more than a legal and congressional process—it is an essential instrument of America’s democratic system.

Articles of impeachment have been brought sixty-two times in American history. Thomas Jefferson himself forwarded the evidence for impeachment of the first. fit impeachment into a system that separated government power into three branches, with checks and balances among them. 23 They consid- ered impeachment to be a way for Congress to check the File Size: KB.

In America’s year history, only three previous presidents have faced impeachment proceedings. The Constitution does not prescribe a specific process and neither does federal Author: Weiyi Cai. The first step, the one that is technically the impeachment, is taken by the House of Representatives.

By a simple majority, the House can vote to impeach a federal official. This process is akin to an indictment in an ordinary criminal proceeding.

Then, once the official is impeached."Impeachment: An American History" is a wonderful examination, unbiased analysis, and historical perspective on the process of impeachment.

It is quite a relevant subject at the moment and for anyone seriously interested in the "pros and cons"of impeachment, and why the Founders found it necessary to include it in the Constitution, well, then /5.In the Clinton impeachment proceedings, only one legal scholar was called as a joint witness: Michael J.

Gerhardt, now a Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a prolific expert on subjects of constitutional history, the legislative process, and the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump well underway, he recommends five books.