Articles of impeachment sentence example
Besides its legislative functions the House prepares articles of impeachment and prosecutes the proceedings before the Senate.
Rodney (1772-1824), laid their articles of impeachment before the Senate.
He was a member of the committee for drafting the articles of impeachment against Danby in 1678, and was appointed one of the managers of the Commons; and in 1679, when the impeachment, interrupted by the dissolution of parliament, was resumed in the new parliament, he spoke strongly against the validity of Danby's plea of pardon by the king.
The articles of impeachment were sent up to the Lords in October, the trial beginning on the 12th of March 1644, but the attempt to bring his conduct under a charge of high treason proving hopeless, an attainder was substituted and sent up to the Lords on the 22nd of November.
On the 29th of January 1798 articles of impeachment were adopted by the House of Representatives.Advertisement