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Live from House impeachment hearing: Experts testify on constitutional role of impeachment (part 6)

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (C), Democrat of New York, and Ranking Member Doug Collins (C R), Republican of Georgia, attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the impeachment of US President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, December 4, 2019. - The next phase of impeachment begins December 4, 2019 in the US Congress as lawmakers weigh charges against Donald Trump, after the high-stakes inquiry into the president detailed "overwhelming" evidence of abuse of power and obstruction. Four constitutional scholars will testify before the House Judiciary Committee in the first of a series of hearings to establish the gravity of Trump's alleged crimes. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / POOL / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

For the opening day of House impeachment proceedings before the Judiciary Committee, four legal scholars have been called in to testify concerning the the history, intent, and importance of impeachment. Those witnesses are:

Noah Feldman, the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

Pamela Karlan, a professor at Stanford Law School and constitutional expert for PBS.

Michael Gerhardt, the Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law at UNC.

Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington Law School and a familiar face on television.

As with the public hearings before the House Intelligence Committee, there will be opening statements, one or more rounds of questioning by staff, and then five minutes offered to each member of the committee.

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