Trial of Charles A. Edmonds: Commissioner of the State of Michigan Before the Senate of Said State, on an Impeachment, Preferred by the House of Representatives Against Him, for Corrupt Conduct in Office, Crimes and Misdemeanors ...

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Страница 142 - One of the settled maxims in constitutional law is, that the power conferred upon the legislature to make laws cannot be delegated by that department to any other body or authority. Where the sovereign power of the state has located the authority, there it must remain; and by the constitutional agency alone the laws must be made until the Constitution itself is changed.
Страница 25 - The house of representatives shall have the sole power of impeaching civil officers for corrupt conduct in office, or for crimes or misdemeanors; but a majority of the members elected shall be necessary to direct an impeachment.
Страница 43 - All persons are commanded to keep silence, on pain of imprisonment, while the House of Representatives is exhibiting to the Senate of the United States...
Страница 130 - When sitting for that purpose, the senators shall be upon oath or affirmation ; and no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of twothirds of the members present.
Страница 229 - Judge shall proceed to the last fatal ceremony, and demand what he has to say why the Sentence of the Law should not be pronounced upon him...
Страница 98 - Every impeachment shall be tried by the senate. When the governor or lieutenant governor is tried, the chief justice of the supreme court shall preside. When an impeachment is directed, the senate shall take an oath or affirmation truly and impartially to try and determine the same according to the evidence.
Страница 28 - When an impeachment is directed, the senate shall take an oath or affirmation truly and impartially to try and determine the same according to the evidence. No person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members elected. Judgment in case of impeachment shall not extend further than removal from office; but the party convicted shall be liable to punishment according to law.
Страница 45 - That said Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, unmindful of the high duties of his office, and of his oath of office, on the 21st day of February, in the year of our Lord...
Страница 43 - States, unmindful of the high duties of his office, of his oath of office, and in violation of the Constitution of the United States, and contrary to the provisions of an act entitled "An act regulating the tenure of certain civil offices...
Страница 533 - Now therefore, I, HENRY P. BALDWIN, Governor of said State, in consideration of the premises, and by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by the laws of...

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