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Here's how impeachment works in US

Jacob Neiheisel, assistant professor answers five questions about how impeachment works in the US

Jacob Neiheisel | The Conversation 

Editor’s Note: Impeachment is a predominantly legislative process currently followed in several dozen countries, including Brazil, South Korea and the Philippines. “Impeach” has roots in the Latin word for being caught. It allows members of the legislature to indict, or charge, an official with criminal activity. The official will be removed from office only if convicted. Jacob Neiheisel, an assistant professor at the University at Buffalo, SUNY answers five questions about how impeachment works in the United States. 1. What sort of crime can lead to impeachment? ...

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 11:28 IST
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