removal from office

See: discharge, dismissal

REMOVAL FROM OFFICE. The act of a competent officer or of the legislature which deprives an officer of his office. It may be express, that is, by a notification that the officer has been removed, or implied, by the appointment of another person to the same office. Wallace's C. C. R. 118. See 13 Pet. 130; 1 Cranch, 137.

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Judgment in cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.
It is evident from these considerations, that the plurality of the Executive tends to deprive the people of the two greatest securities they can have for the faithful exercise of any delegated power, first, the restraints of public opinion, which lose their efficacy, as well on account of the division of the censure attendant on bad measures among a number, as on account of the uncertainty on whom it ought to fall; and, second, the opportunity of discovering with facility and clearness the misconduct of the persons they trust, in order either to their removal from office or to their actual punishment in cases which admit of it.
Wherefore, William Jefferson Clinton, by such conduct, warrants impeachment and trial, and removal from office and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor, trust or profit under the United States.
Sueno also dismissed speculations that his removal from office was a ploy to give way to Marcos.
President Clinton's defence team would have the next day to rebut; questions and answers would occupy the third day and senators would vote on the fourth day whether the House's accusations of perjury and obstruction of justice against the president, even if true, warranted removal from office.
Although Democrats protested bitterly and ardently, they acknowledged that passage of at least one of them, and a Senate trial next year that could result in the president's removal from office, had become inevitable.
Harry Roque is facing possible removal from office after his party-list group launched an investigation into his sexually charged line of questioning into Sen.
No future president will be safe from partisan removal from office by the opposition party, should it gain a congressional majority,'' Ripston said.
Former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada has expressed fear that President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-American pronouncements might have 'severe consequences,' including his possible removal from office.
If any of the charges are approved, the Senate will conduct a trial that could eventually lead to the President's removal from office.
The full House is to begin debating Clinton's impeachment and removal from office Thursday at 10 a.
Subsequently, it asked for their removal from office, and disqualification from holding public office in the future.