Impeachment: An Overview of Constitutional Provisions, Procedure, and Practice

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On June 19, 2009, the House voted to impeach U.S. District Judge Samuel B. Kent of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The impeachment process provides a mechanism for removal of the President, Vice President, and other federal civil officers found to have engaged in "treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors." This report explains the impeachment process, including its history and the process itself.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 26, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Bazan, Elizabeth B.

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Henning, Anna C.

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: April 26, 2010
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On June 19, 2009, the House voted to impeach U.S. District Judge Samuel B. Kent of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The impeachment process provides a mechanism for removal of the President, Vice President, and other federal civil officers found to have engaged in "treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors." This report explains the impeachment process, including its history and the process itself.

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30 pages.

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