Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
The formal document filed to impeach a publich official. The articles of impeachment state the charges against the official and the reasons why the official should be removed from office. Articles of impeachment must be brought by the appropriate legislative body, such as a senate, state legislature, or city council.
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August 19, 2010, 5:11 pm