Impeachment: an excerpt from The Constitution of the United States

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Reason.com—Impeachment is in the air. The impeachment process is laid out in the U.S. Constitution, and the legal rules have been interpreted at several moments of intense national controversy. Not unlike now. If you want to think more about impeachment in constitutional perspective—including the constitutional text, structure, and history—you might be interested in the assignment on impeachment from our constitutional law casebook, The Constitution of the United States (3d ed. 2016). . . . Michael Stokes...

Impeach Trump? The United States is now in uncharted waters. The Democrats’ decision to begin impeachment proceedings has set the country on a course whose end is impossible to predict Nancy Pelosi, the US House Speaker, might sympathize with the quote attributed to nineteenth-century French politician Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin: “There go the people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.” For months following the release of the Mueller report, Pelosi had resisted pressure from within her caucus to begin impeachment proceedings against President...