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January 23, 2020

Impeachment: a political weapon that went out of fashion in England just as it was adopted in the US

Writing about web page https://theconversation.com/impeachment-a-political-weapon-that-went-out-of-fashion-in-england-just-as-it-was-adopted-in-the-us-130400

In this piece , published in The Conversation, I explore the history of impeachment, paralleling the prosecutions of the duke of Buckingham in 1626 and Donald Trump.

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The Monster of Corruption, a detail from a satire of 1819

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