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The Law and Politics of Impeachment

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 4:45pm to 6:00pm

Physical Sciences Building, 120
245 East Avenue

 As the third presidential impeachment trial in American history opens, please join the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs for an interactive panel discussion about the law and politics of impeachment.  

Our panelists, Michael Dorf, the Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law, and Sarah Kreps, Professor of Government and Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, will discuss the most pressing legal questions surrounding impeachment and the national security issues that precipitated the crisis.  

David Bateman, Assistant Professor of Government, and an expert on congressional politics will moderate the discussion.

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Jessica Ames

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Panelists: Prof. Sarah Kreps (Govt) and Prof. Michael Dorf (law); Moderator: Prof David Bateman (Govt)

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Cornell University

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