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Unformatted text preview: and was it right for judicial resolution? Yes, Yes & No. Reasoning: Yes, the House did make a good decision to impeach Nixon. What he was doing was clearly unconstitutional and broke the law. The Impeachment Clause approved sole authority over impeachments to the Senate, and did not require or provide a means of judicial review. Holding: The courts ruling on this case was unanimous. After a federal district and appellate court rejected his claim as nonjusticiable, Nixon appealed to the Supreme Court. The senate shall have sole power to try all Impeachments. No person shall be Courtney Smith James Hemple Randy DeJesus Professor King Con Law 4200 10/2/10 convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present....
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- Fall '10
- Law, United States House of Representatives, Impeachment in the United States, Walter L. Nixon, Walter Nixon