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

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This report focuses on the American impeachment process, which places in the legislative branch the authority to remove the President, Vice President, and other federal civil officers in the executive and judicial branches upon a determination that such officers have engaged in treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. This report summarizes impeachment proceedings in the 111th Congress, examines relevant constitutional provisions, and provides a brief historical overview.

Creator(s): Bazan, Elizabeth B.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: November 22, 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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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: November 22, 2010
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This report focuses on the American impeachment process, which places in the legislative branch the authority to remove the President, Vice President, and other federal civil officers in the executive and judicial branches upon a determination that such officers have engaged in treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. This report summarizes impeachment proceedings in the 111th Congress, examines relevant constitutional provisions, and provides a brief historical overview.

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30 pages.

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