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Quote from Theodore William Dwight,

Dean Theodore Dwight of the Columbia Law School who wrote in 1867 just before the impeachment,
“Unless a crime is specifically named in the constitution, treason and bribery, impeachments like indictments can only be instituted for crimes committed against the statutory law of the United States.”


Theodore William Dwight (more quotes by Theodore William Dwight or books by/about Theodore William Dwight)

(1822–1892), American jurist, Dean of the Columbia Law School




Impeachment, Crime, Constitution, Treason, Bribery, Law


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