Role of the Senate in Judicial Impeachment Proceedings [electronic resource] : Procedure, Practice, and Data
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2010.
- Physical Description:
- 31 pages : digital, PDF file
- Examines history, practice and procedures of the Senate in fulfilling its constitutional obligation to try and vote whether to convict and impose judgment upon judges impeached by the House of Representatives. Reviews impeachment process, and parallels and contrasts this institutional mechanism and the criminal judicial process; discusses rules governing Senate impeachment proceedings; explains preparation of Senate for impeachment trials; describes role of Senate Presiding Officer; examines the use of impeachment trial committees, highlighting procedures of the committee during various stages of its proceedings; addresses both deliberation and judgment by the full Senate; and covers length of Senate impeachment trials, examining in particular whether the use of impeachment trial committees has affected the length of Senate trials.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Sept. 2012). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC., CRS Report., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
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