New York: William Morrow, 1992.
1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. Item #13810
Cocked, pencil "3" atop front free endpaper, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket light wear. Solid hardcover. ; Chief Justice William Rehnquist "gives the dramatic accounts of two of the most important legal judgments ever rendered in the United States. He also shows how these decisions - effected by the United States Senate - have greatly contributed to our present interpretation of the Constitution. ... The outcomes of these cases have remained of extraordinary importance to the American system of government because they continued and strengthened the constitutionally directed separation of powers. Had Samuel Chase been convicted, the future independence of the judiciary would have been jeopardized; the acquittal of President Johnson helped to prevent impeachments of future presidents solely for political reasons." First Edition, First Printing of this colorful account of the early Impeachment trials in the United States, written seven years before Chief Justice Rehnquist presided over the Senate impeachment trial of President Clinton. ; 303 pages.
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