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High Crimes and Misdemeanors by
Publication Date: 2019-07-30
For the third time in forty-five years, America is talking about impeaching a president, but the impeachment provisions of the American constitution are widely misunderstood. In High Crimes and Misdemeanors, constitutional scholar Frank O. Bowman, III offers unprecedented clarity to the question of impeachment, tracing its roots to medieval England through its adoption in the Constitution and 250 years of American experience. By examining the human and political history of those who have faced impeachment, Bowman demonstrates that the Framers intended impeachment to be a flexible tool, adaptable to the needs of any age.
High Crimes and Misdemeanors in Presidential Impeachment by
Publication Date: 2010-01-29
US Constitution states that the President is subject to removal from office upon impeachment and conviction of treason, bribery and 'other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.' In this book, Brown examines history behind this clause as well as the impeachments of Presidents Johnson, Nixon and Clinton.