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Title

  • Main Title Impeachment: An Overview of Constitutional Provisions, Procedure, and Practice

Creator

  • Author: Bazan, Elizabeth B.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2010-11-22

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: 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.
  • Physical Description: 30 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Politics and government
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Presidents
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Impachments
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congress
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congressional powers

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: 98-186
  • Accession or Local Control No: 98-186_2010Nov22
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc31311