An impeachment trial occurs after the House of Representatives has voted to bring articles of impeachment (charges) against a public official. The removal trial is scheduled to be conducted in the Senate as soon as possible after the impeachment.
the trial of Jackson's impeachment
Impeachment is sent to Senate for trial.
67 votes in the Senate will convict in an impeachment trial.
The impeachment trial for Andrew Jackson did not turn out so good. The trial started the Civil War.
An impeachment trial takes place in Congress.
The maximum punishment in an impeachment trial is removal from office. Impeachment is a political process; a finding of guilt carries no legal penalties.
A group from the House of Representatives, called Managers, serves as the prosecution at the Senate impeachment trial.
Except in impeachment cases, a trial by jury is a right guaranteed by the Constitution. It is not guaranteed in impeachment cases because life or liberty is not at stake.
The Chief Justice of the United States presides over an impeachment trial for the President.
The US Senate is responsible for the administering of an impeachment trial. The entire Senate is required to vote for or against the accused.
In the Senate House
An impeachment is a trial so they do the same thing as a trial. Look at evidence and see if a crime was committed.
The Chairman of the Judiciary Committee in the House of Representatives starts impeachment proceedings. An impeachment trial is then held.
No. While a select committee can recommend that articles of impeachment be brought, it cannot bring charges (articles of impeachment) or conduct the impeachment trial. Articles of Impeachment are brought by the full House of Representatives, and the impeachment trial is conducted by the Senate with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court presiding.
The US Senate serves as the jury in an impeachment trial. 2/3 must vote for conviction in order to convict.
The Senate serves as the jury in an impeachment trial. In order to convict, 2/3 of the senators must vote to convict.
When the president is tried for impeachment charges, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court presides at the trial.
An impeachment starts in the House and then the trial moves to the senate.
The purpose of impeachment is to remove the president from his position within the government. Impeachment requires a vote and trial to remove the president.