Impeachment : What Everyone Needs to Know (R) Hardback
by Michael J. (Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, University of North Gerhardt
Part of the What Everyone Needs to Know series
Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) is the step back and deep reflection on the law of impeachment that everyone needs now.
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.
It explains why the only two presidential impeachments, those of Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton, failed to lead to conviction, and how the impeachments of federal judges illuminate the law and politics of the process.
As a legal expert and the only joint witness in the impeachment proceedings against President Clinton, author Michael J.
Gerhardt also explores a question frequently asked-will Donald Trump be impeached? This book does not take a side in the debate over the possible impeachment of the president; instead, it is a primer for anyone eager to learn about impeachment's origins, practices, limitations, and alternatives.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
- Publication Date: 30/08/2018
- Category: Constitution: government & the state
- ISBN: 9780190903664