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Impeachment : What Everyone Needs to Know - by Michael J. Gerhardt (Hardcover)

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Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know® 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.
Number of Pages: Xiii, 249 pages ;
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Government, Constitutional
Series Title: What Everyone Needs to Know
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr on Demand
Book theme: General
Author: Michael J. Gerhardt
Language: English
Street Date: July 6, 2018
TCIN: 53768071
UPC: 9780190903664
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-4753
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