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Keck weighs in on Trump impeachment in Al Jazeera

January 11, 2021

Al Jazeera

Thomas M. Keck

Thomas M. Keck

An important constitutional question surrounding a Senate impeachment trial is whether or not it can proceed after a president has already left the White House. "The constitutional text is not clear on that point,” says Thomas Keck, Michael O. Sawyer Chair of Constitutional Law and Politics, adding though, that "most constitutional scholars who study impeachment agree that the trial and conviction can happen after he leaves office." Read more in the Al Jazeera article, "'Toothless tiger': Impeachment could bar Trump from future office." 

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