November 20, 2019

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm , Eastern Time

Impeachment: Procedure & Precedent with Professor Michael Gerhardt


In this program, Professor Michael Gerhardt will address the basic procedures, powers, and practice of presidential impeachment. Among the procedures discussed will be the applicable burdens of proof in the House and Senate, their distinct responsibilities, whether rules of evidence apply, and what, if any, particular

procedures Congress must follow in exercising their powers in this area. The program will explain the basic authorities of each chamber in the impeachment process, its origins, and relevant historical precedents.

Additionally, the program will explore questions about the process, particularly with respect to the current proceedings surrounding President Trump. Q&A will follow.

This program has been approved for 1.0 substantive CLE credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $40.00 ($20.00 public interest/non-profit attorneys) cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.