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Author Gerhardt, Michael J., 1956- author
Title The federal impeachment process : a constitutional and historical analysis / Michael J. Gerhardt
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2019
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  KF4958 .G47 2019    AVAILABLE    30660020219288
Edition Third edition
Descript xiii, 295 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Previous edition: 2000
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-286) and index
Part I: The historical origins of the federal impeachment process. The impeachment debates in the Constitutional Convention -- The impeachment debates in the ratifying conventions -- Part II: Trends and problems in impeachment proceedings. Impeachment proceedings in the House of Representatives -- The Senate's role in the federal impeachment process -- Impeachment issues involving Congress and the other branches -- Making sense of the federal impeachment process -- Part III: Clarifying the constitutional aspects of the federal impeachment process. The scope of impeachable officials and applicable punishments -- Impeachment as the sole means of disciplining and removing -- Impeachable officials -- The scope of impeachable offenses -- The proper procedures for impeachment proceedings -- Judicial review of impeachments -- Part IV: Impeachment reforms. Proposed procedural reforms for judicial impeachments -- Proposed statutory changes and constitutional amendments to the impeachment process -- Part V: Presidential impeachment in the age of Clinton and Trump. Lessons from President Clinton's impeachment and acquittal -- Impeachment and President Trump
Subject Impeachments -- United States
Constitutional law -- United States
Law -- Political aspects -- United States
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