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Impeachment: A Handbook

[by] Charles L. Black, Jr.
Format
Book
Published
New Haven, Yale University Press, 1974.
Language
English
Series
A Yale Fastback
Yale Fastback
ISBN
0300018185, 9780300018189, 0300018193, 9780300018196
Related Resources
Table of contents
Contents
  • I. The procedures : 1. The part of the house of representatives
  • 2. The part of the senate
  • 3. Some special procedural points : Is impeachment, with trial thereon, a "criminal proceeding"? ; Should hearings be public? ; Is there any "presidential privilege" in impeachment proceedings?
  • 4. The final responsibility of congress
  • 5. The place of lawyers
  • II. The impeachable offense : 1. Treason
  • 2. Bribery
  • 3. Other high crimes and misdemeanors
  • 4. The relation between impeachable offenses and ordinary crimes
  • 5. An affirmative approach to the meaning of "high crimes and misdemeanors"
  • 6. Application to particular problems : Bribery ; Income-tax fraud ; Use of tax system to harass opponents ; Impoundment of appropriated funds for the purpose of destroying authorized programs ; Unauthorized warlike operations ; Improper campaign tactics ; Obstruction of justice
  • 7. Some final considerations : The president's responsibility for acts of his subordinates ; Good-faith belief in the rightness of an act ; Substantiality
  • 8. A note on history
  • III. Impeachment and the courts : 1. Is there to be judicial review of the senate's verdict on impeachment?
  • 2. May congress use the federal courts to assist in impeachment investigations?
  • IV. Short of impeachment.
Description
ix, 80 pages 21 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 71-76).
Series Statement
A Yale fastback ; 14
Yale fastback ; 14
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