Impeachment: The Constitutional Problems, Enlarged Edition (Enlarged) (Paperback)

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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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780674444782
ISBN-10: 0674444787
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 1999
Pages: 359
Language: English