Impeachment 2.0: Can Congress Impeach an Ex-President?

Monday, February 8, 2021 | 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Zoom | Hoover Institution

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Can Congress impeach an ex-president? Did Trump commit incitement to riot? Panelists discussing these issues include Berkeley Law professor John Yoo; National Review contributing editor and former federal prosecutor Andrew C. McCarthy; and NYU and University of Chicago professor of law Richard A. Epstein. This Berkeley Law event will be a live taping for “Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson,” and we invite you to join us for this rare recording that is open to the public.


John C. Yoo is the Emanuel Heller Professor of Law and director of the Korea Law Center, the California Constitution Center, and the Law School’s Program in Public Law and Policy at Berkeley Law. His most recent book is Defender in Chief: Donald Trump’s Fight for Presidential Power (St. Martin’s 2020). Professor Yoo is a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Richard A. Epstein is the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University Law School, and a senior lecturer at the University of Chicago.

Andrew C. McCarthy is a senior fellow at National Review Institute, an NR contributing editor, and author of Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency.

Peter M. Robinson served as the moderator for this panel event. He is the Murdoch Distinguished Policy Fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he writes about business and politics, edits Hoover’s quarterly journal, the Hoover Digest, and hosts Hoover’s video series program, Uncommon Knowledge™.

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