Laurence H. Tribe

Laurence H. Tribe is Carl M. Loeb University Professor and Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School.
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Yes, Congress should impeach Trump before he leaves office

The House would be fully justified to use this drastic remedy.

January 8, 2021

How a Biden White House can hold Trump accountable by holding itself back

The role of a reckoning is to get beyond politics.

October 16, 2020

Trump’s lawyers shouldn’t be allowed to use bogus legal arguments on impeachment

They should not be allowed to mislead the American public or the senators weighing his fate.

January 19, 2020

Don’t let Mitch McConnell conduct a Potemkin impeachment trial

Democrats should withhold impeachment articles from the Senate until a fair trail is set.

December 16, 2019

Democrats are debating a dangerous false choice on impeachment

The choice is not between a broad impeachment approach and a narrow, laser-focused one. A narrow approach cannot be myopic.

December 5, 2019

Impeach Trump. But don’t necessarily try him in the Senate.

In preparing articles of impeachment, the House would be acting consistent with its overriding obligation to establish that no president is above the law.

June 5, 2019

The full Mueller report could be released — if the House opens preliminary impeachment hearings

A recent appeals court decision confronts the House leadership and attorney general with some difficult political choices.

April 8, 2019

If Rosenstein’s going to leave, he should demand to be fired

He would have nothing to lose but his pride by forcing the president to fire him.

September 25, 2018

The Founding Fathers wouldn’t want Kavanaugh’s confirmation to continue

There’s a reason they vested impeachment responsibilities in Congress.

August 24, 2018