The Death of Impeachment?

The Senate sitting as an impeachment jury is not faring well in the court of public opinion.

I’ve even heard people I would have thought knew better criticize the Framers for the procedural steps they wrote down as prerequisite to nullifying an election. I’ve now watched three impeachments, four if you count the involuntary departure of Richard Nixon, and the claim of election nullification is always lurking.

Of course, it’s true that the result of an election is being nullified. Would it sound…




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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)

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