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  • How Trump's Impeachment Differs from a Criminal Trial

    A look at some of the key differences between a courtroom trial and the impeachment trial that will play out in the coming days.

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  • How Trump's impeachment differs from a criminal trial

    WASHINGTON (AP) " Yes, it's a trial " but the Senate's impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump won't resemble anything Americans have seen on Court TV.In Trump's trial, the Senate will serve as both judge and jury. The Republicans who control the chamber can forge their own rules if they have enough votes. And the presiding judge is the top one in America, yet can be decisively overruled.A look at some of the key differences between a courtroom trial and the [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • Does Impeachment Need a Crime? Not According to Framers of the Constitution

    The framers understood that “high crimes and misdemeanors” included acts that may not necessarily violate any criminal law, but do constitute a serious violation of the public trust.

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