Impeachment Technicalities

Justitia, Goddess of Technicalities Photo from Pixabay

In my judicial career, I quickly learned that a technicality is a rule of law that leads to a result displeasing to the speaker.

A technicality often discussed in the impeachment proceedings is what shall be the burden of proof?

The Constitution is silent on such technicalities, which means that whatever the…

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Steve Russell

Steve Russell

Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)