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What was President Nixon guilty of during the Watergate scandal?
There is a presumption of innocence in the US justice system- everyone is innocent until proven guilty and Nixon was never proven guilty in a court of law. However, there was strong indication that he was guilty of obstructing justice and withholding and destroying evidence and aiding and abetting criminal activity. ...
What evidence existed that Richard Nixon was guilty in the Watergate Scandal?
The revelation of the White House system for taping conversations uncovered a "smoking gun". One of the tapes confirmed that the President himself had knowledge of the cover-up and actively worked to keep it hidden. Nixon's only option, to avoid impeachment, was to resign the Presidency. ...
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How many people voted Richard Nixon guilty of the Watergate scandal?
There was never any such vote. The house judiciary committee did vote to impeach him by a vote of 27-11, but this was not a guilty/not guilty vote, just a vote to determine whether there was sufficient evidence to render further proceedings worthwhile. Nixon's resignation made impeachment no longer a consideration. While he still could have been tried in regular court, Ford issued him a full, unconditional, and complete pardon, making that a moot issue as well. ...
Asked in History of the United States
Which vice president was not elected by either the electoral college or the us senate?
President Gerald Ford became vice president after Spiro Agnew resigned when he was found guilty of tax evasion. Nixon then resigned after the Watergate scandal and Ford then became President. ...
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How many went to prison because of Watergate scandel?
38 members of the Nixon Administration plead guilty to or been indicted for crimes revealed in the Watergate investigation. ...
Asked in Criminal Law
How do you get judge removed from after find guilty with no evidence?
Juvenile judge find me guilty no evidence just one the victim Asia but the victim witness said he wasn't me ...
Was President Nixon impeached as a result of the Watergate scandal?
Yes. President Nixon was impeached. However, we first must define impeachment. Impeachment is the trial that Nixon went through. He was found guilty (obviously guilty) and was therefore impeached. After he was found guilty there were discussions on whether to "fire" him from his job as president but Nixon quit before anything could happen. He therefore was able to keep the benefits that any former president would have and (sort of but not really) save face. ...
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Why a person accused is innocent until proven guilty?
They have to be proven guilty, by evidence and testimony, in a court of law. ...
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In The Crucible by Arthur Miller what are some evidence that Elizabeth is guilty?
What evidence is in the cruicble about abigail williams?
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How is evidence used to lead a defendant to plead guilty?
Overwhelmingly obvious proof (evidence) of the offense would lead a guilty defendant to just go ahead and plead to the charge. ...
Asked in Books and Literature, Walter Dean Myers
Why isn't steve harmon guilty of felony murder in the book monster by Walter Dean Myers?
because in the boock ther is a lot of evidence the choes that he is guilty. See all of the evidence in page 276,119,140,128,.That is some part of evidence. ...
Asked in Lawyers, Watergate Scandal
What Attorney General was implicated in the Watergate break in and cover up?
John Newton Mitchell was a US attorny general and was found guilty of conspiracy. perjury and obstruction of justice because of his involvement with the Watergate break in and cover up. ...
Can someone be fired from work if she was accused of having a relationship with a married man?
The accuser has to have sufficient evidence. It'll probably be taken to court, and if the accused if found guilty, she will most likely get fired. Any type of scandal ruins the reputation of the employer and the company. ...