impeach : Common Errors in English

About impeach

To impeach a public official is to bring formal charges against him or her. It is not, as many people suppose, to remove the charged official from office. Impeachment must be followed by a formal trial and conviction to achieve that result.A source you would never think of accusing of any wrongdoing is “unimpeachable.”

impeach Meaning(s)

  • (v) challenge the honesty or veracity of
  • (v) charge (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor committed while in office
  • (v) bring an accusation against; level a charge against

impeach in News

  1. Judge stays impeachment proceedings after Fair Grove mayor files lawsuit

    In response to a vote to impeach the Fair Grove Mayor, Tim Smith has filed a lawsuit against four aldermen and expects to have a court order that will stay the proceedings.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Buffalo Reflex

  2. Judge orders halt to impeachment, restores Fair Grove mayor to office

    Four of the five aldermen voted to impeach Mayor Tim Smith on May 28 but wouldn't tell him why. FAIR GROVE, Mo. -- The mayor sued four members of the Board of Aldermen on Monday to try to prevent his removal from office by impeachment. Later in the day, a Greene County judge ordered a halt to the impeachment proceedings, at least temporarily, and said Mayor Tim Smith could resume performing ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: KY3 Springfield

  3. Fair Grove mayor files lawsuit in response to impeachment vote

    In response to a vote to impeach the Fair Grove Mayor, Tim Smith has filed a lawsuit against four members of the Board of Aldermen.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Buffalo Reflex

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