In a recent Justia blog post, Illinois Law dean and professor Vikram David Amar provided a primer on impeachment. He said, "...without taking any position on where the facts in the present series of controversies may end up leading—I offer a few observations that might help guide discussion in helpful directions."
Observation #1: Impeachable Conduct Needn’t Be Criminal in the Ordinary Sense
Observation #2: Presidential Participation in Pending Investigations Isn’t Inherently Wrong—Let Alone “high” Misconduct—But It Can Be, Depending on Motivation
Observation #3: Not All High Crimes and Misdemeanors Must Lead to Impeachment
Read the full post at verdict.justia.com.