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Impeachment

The Constitutional Problems, Enlarged Edition

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$19.50 • £15.95 • €17.50

ISBN 9780674444782

Publication Date: 01/01/1999

Short

359 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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The little understood yet volcanic power of impeachment lodged in the Congress is dissected through history by the nation’s leading legal scholar on the subject. Raoul Berger offers authoritative insight into “high crimes and misdemeanors.” He sheds new light on whether impeachment is limited to indictable crimes, on whether there is jurisdiction to impeach for misconduct outside of office, and on whether impeachment must precede indictment. In an addition to the book, Berger finds firm footing in contesting the views of one-time Judge Robert Bork and President Nixon’s lawyer, James St. Clair.

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