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The Court System

Introduction

Which federal judges have been impeached?

The following judges have been impeached as of 2010.

1803: John Pickering, U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire (impeached by House and convicted by the Senate).

1804–1805: Samuel Chase, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (impeached by the House in 1804 and acquitted by the Senate in 1805).

1830: James H. Peck, U.S. District Court for the District of Missouri (impeached by the House and acquitted by the Senate).

1862: West H. Humphreys, U.S. District Court for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Tennessee (impeached by House and convicted in the Senate).

1873: Mark H. Delahay, U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas (impeached by the House and resigned before trial in the Senate).

1904: Charles Swayne, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida (impeached by the House and acquitted in the Senate).

1912: Robert W. Archbald, U.S. Commerce Court (impeached by the House and convicted by the Senate).

1926: George W. English, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois (impeached by the House and resigned from office).

1933: Harold Louderback, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (impeached by the House and acquitted by the Senate).

1936: Halsted L. Ritter, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (impeached by the House and convicted by the Senate).

1986: Harry E. Claiborne, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada (impeached by the House and convicted in the Senate).

1988: Alcee L. Hastings, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (impeached by the House and convicted in the Senate).

1989: Walter L. Nixon, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi (impeached by the House and convicted by the Senate).



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