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Federal judge impeachments

How many federal judges have ever been impeached by Congress?

A. 3
B. 0
C. 8
D. 15
E. 11

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Answer: D, 15

Fifteen federal judges have been impeached by Congress and only eight have ever been convicted and removed, with the most recent being in 2010 of Judge Thomas Porteous of Louisiana.

Source: Federal Judicial Center

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Sep 18, 2014 at 1:20 PM

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