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1. The process of calling a witness's testimony into doubt. For example, if the attorney can show that the witness may have fabricated portions of his testimony, the witness is said to be "i [..]
Source: uscourts.gov

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impeachment


Acusación, Acción Penal contra un Funcionario
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The legislative equivalent of a criminal prosecution, where a high government official is subject, by a house of Parliament or Congress, to an investigation, indictment and subsequent trial.
Source: democracy.org.au

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late 14c., enpechement "accusation, charge," from Old French empeechement "difficulty, hindrance; (legal) impeachment," from empeechier "to hinder, impede" (see impeach). [..]
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See: impeach
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A formal accusation issued by a legislature against a public official charged with crime or other serious misconduct.
Source: bensguide.gpo.gov

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Parliamentary proceedings against a King's minister for failing to carry out his duties in the prescribed manner.
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 cause of censure, hindrance.
Source: shakespeare-online.com

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Article Two Section 4 of the U.S. Constitution states that “The President, Vice President, and all other civil Officers of the United States shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other High Crimes and Misdemeanors.”  If a majority votes in the U.S. House of Representatives for impeachment, the [..]
Source: politi-geek.com

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Procedure to remove from office a public official accused of misconduct.
Source: ncsl.org

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Impeachment may refer to different legal concepts. One meaning in the law refers to discrediting a witness by showing that he or she is not telling the truth or does not have a reliable basis for thei [..]
Source: definitions.uslegal.com

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(n) a formal document charging a public official with misconduct in office
Source: beedictionary.com

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(1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
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Calling a witness’s testimony into doubt. For example, if a lawyer can show that the witness lied on the stand, the witness is said to be “impeached.”
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n. 1) discrediting a witness by showing that he/she is not telling the truth or does not have the knowledge to testify as he/she did. 2) the trying of a public official for charges of illegal acts com [..]
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1. The process of calling a witness's testimony into doubt. For example, if the attorney can show that the witness may have fabricated portions of his testimony, the witness is said to be "i [..]
Source: docmckee.com

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To bring charges of official misconduct against an official
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The act of impeaching a public official, either elected or appointed, before a tribunal charged with determining the facts of the matter the state of being impeached a demonstration in a court o [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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n. 1) discrediting a witness by showing that he/she is not tellin...
Source: dictionary.law.com

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Impeachment is when a peer or commoner is accused of ‘high crimes and misdemeanours, beyond the reach of the law or which no other authority in the state will prosecute.’ It is a procedure that is [..]
Source: parliament.uk


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