The Constitutional Tangle

Bickel, Alexander M.
October 1973
New Republic;10/6/73, Vol. 169 Issue 13/14, p14
Focuses on the criminal indictment to remove Vice President Spiro Agnew through impeachment in the U.S. Authorization of a grand jury proceedings by attorney general Elliot L. Richardson; Information that the attorney general has not indicated what his course of action would be should an indictment be voted; Dependency of the decision between indictment and signature; Reference to the Article I, Section 3 of the U.S. constitution; Information on the provisions layed in the Article II, Section 4 of the constitution; Dependency of the continuity of the presidency on the availability of the Vice President.


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