Articles of impeachment

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Articles of impeachment an instrument which, in cases of impeachment, performs the same office which an indictment does in a common criminal case.
    • Articles of impeachment See under Article.
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Usage

In literature:

The Senate reassembled on the 26th of May to complete the vote on the articles of impeachment.
"History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, President of The United States" by Edmund G. Ross
Barneveld was served with no articles of impeachment.
"The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II." by John Lothrop Motley
The person impeached shall then be called to appear and answer the articles of impeachment against him.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Section 4 of Article II declares who may be impeached.
"Our Government: Local, State, and National: Idaho Edition" by J.A. James
It requires a two-thirds vote of the Senate to sustain articles of impeachment before there can be a conviction.
"Elements of Civil Government" by Alexander L. Peterman
Articles of impeachment were yesterday given in against Blount.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT AGAINST QUINBUS FLESTRIN, THE MAN-MOUNTAIN.
"Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift
Here is a man accused by regular articles of impeachment.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)" by Edmund Burke
The charge embraced seventy articles of impeachment.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
The articles of impeachment against James Earl of Derwentwater were read, and the prisoner's reply.
"Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745." by Mrs. Thomson
The third charge and other articles having been accepted by the commons, Burke, on May 11, impeached Hastings of high crimes and misdemeanours.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
The Commons went on preparing the articles of impeachment.
"Charles I" by Jacob Abbott
The charge respecting the creation of twelve peers in one day formed the 16th article of the impeachment.
"Notes and Queries, Number 208, October 22, 1853" by Various
Many people had blamed Fox for not following up his charges by actually bringing articles of impeachment against Lord North.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
Impeachment, articles of, iii, 31.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
On the 26th of the same month articles of impeachment were reported based upon the following premises.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
Butler, Benjamin F., Congressman, reports Georgia bill, 298; author of 10th article of impeachment, 311; 304, 309, 359, 362.
"The Life of Lyman Trumbull" by Horace White
The publication of it formed an article of impeachment against Dr. Jos.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 94, August 16, 1851" by Various
Articles of impeachment for high crimes and misdemeanors were exhibited, which Gov.
"The Loyalists of Massachusetts" by James H. Stark
The report was adopted by a large majority, and articles of impeachment were voted against him.
"Atrocious Judges" by John Campbell, Baron Campbell
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In news:

The House Judiciary Committee today unanimously approved four articles of impeachment against US District Judge Thomas Porteous.
House debates articles of impeachment .
The text of four proposed articles of impeachment and a resolution against President Bill Clinton drafted by House Judiciary Committee Republicans was released Wednesday.
Sen John McCain (R-Arizona): Mr Chief Justice, I intend to vote to convict the President of the United States on both articles of impeachment.
The Senate today acquitted President Clinton on two articles of impeachment, falling short of even a majority vote on either of the charges against him: perjury and obstruction of justice.
Second District State Representative Zach Wyatt of Kirksville has sponsored a House resolution to invoke Articles of Impeachment against Second Judicial Circuit Judge Russell Steele.
1998 – After nearly 14 hours of debate, the House of Representatives approves two articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton (More info).
Or Henry Hyde, the silver-haired chairman of the House committee where articles of impeachment originate.
Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the Senate vote to acquit President Clinton on the articles of impeachment.
The senate found President Clinton not guilty today of two articles of impeachment.
Jack Brooks, 89, who hounded government bureaucrats, drafted President Richard Nixon's articles of impeachment, and supported civil rights bills in a congressional career spanning 42 years, died Tuesday.
Jack Brooks hounded government bureaucrats, drafted President Richard Nixon's articles of impeachment and supported civil rights bills in a congressional career spanning 42 years.
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