The President and Obstruction, Specifically

By: Michael D. Ramsey I had not intended to write anything specific about the Mueller investigation beyond my general sketch of the constitutional aspects of the President and obstruction of justice.  But ...

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Impeachment, Words Have Meanings

by KrisAnne Hall, JD Impeachment… modern politicians like to throw this term around as both a threat and an indication to the public of their political wisdom and prowess.  Some ...

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Objections to Impeachment: “This Hasn’t Been Our Practice,” Part 2

October 15, 2018 Constitution / Impeachment 0

This post continues the discussion from yesterday, addressing various forms of the argument that the original meaning of the impeachment power ought to be deemed superseded or qualified by the ...

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Objections to Impeachment: The Protest that “This Hasn’t Been Our Practice,” Part 1

In my last several posts, I have been responding to standard objections often raised in opposition to a broad understanding of the constitutional power of impeachment – objections that one ...

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