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Members of Congress are immune to arrest during sessions of Congress and on the way to and from sessions. They have immunity for legislative actions. Article I section 6 says in relevant part: They shall in all cases, except treason, felony and breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at the session of their respective Houses, ...


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Note that President Johnson was impeached for violating the 1867 Tenure of Office Act The act explicitly declared that any violation would be a "High Misdemeanor" and was obviously designed to be the ocasion of an impeachment. No court at the time challenged the impeachment as unwarranted. However, in the later case Myers v. United States, 272 U.S. ...


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If the Congress deems the misinterpretation of the Constitution to be an abuse of power, then the House of Representatives can impeach any or all of the Justices of the court, and the Senate can, with a two-thirds majority, remove them from their positions. Once the Senate has confirmed their replacements (possibly sooner), a new case can be brought to ...


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Unknown, but unlikely The constitution uses the word "sole" in only two places: The House shall have the sole Power of Impeachment; The Senate shall have the sole power to try all impeachments. There are very few impeachment related judicial precedents, but the decision in Nixon vs. US (this is a Judge Nixon, not the former President) indicated ...


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