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Impeachment trial procedures hearing before the Committee on Rules and Administration, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session, on the appropriate use of Rule XI of the Rules of procedure and practice in the Senate when sitting on impeachment trials in the impeachment of Judge Alcee L. Hastings, and any other matter which may assist the Senate in a fair trial of the pending impeachment, January 26, 1989. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Rules and Administration.

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  • Hastings, Alcee L. -- Impeachment.,
  • United States. Congress. Senate -- Rules and practice.,
  • Impeachments -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 101-3
LC ClassificationsKF26 .R8 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1812147M
LC Control Number89601689

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