Samuel Chase Impeachment - Significance, Congress Impeaches Chase, Samuel Chase, Further Readings
Samuel Chase, U.S. Associate Supreme Court Justice
That Chase should be removed from his post for committing "High Crimes and Misdemeanors" within the meaning of Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution.
"Trial managers" John Randolph, Caesar Rodney
Chief Defense Lawyers
Robert Goodloe Harper, Joseph Hopkinson, Luther Martin
The U.S. Senate, with Vice-President Aaron Burr presiding
Date of Decision
1 March 1805
Chase was found not guilty and was allowed to remain in his post.
- Aaron Burr Trial, 25 Fed. Cas. 187 (1807).
- President Andrew Johnson Impeachment Trial.
- United States v. Nixon, 418 U.S. 683 (1974).
The National Cyclopedia of American Biography New York: James T. White, 1895
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