Old US law books confirm 300-year history of removing judges w/o impeachment, thru quo warranto


It appears that expulsion of a judge through quo warranto proceedings finds support in history. The writ of scire facias was created in 1285 during the 13th year of the reign of Edward I by the English Parliament in the Second Statute of Westminster. The writ of quo warranto was created during this same period. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scire_facias)

Proceedings in scire facias were regarded as a form of action, and the defendant could plead his defense as in an action.* They were analogous to quo warranto proceedings.**
*[Anon.] (1911) "Scire facias Archived 25 July 2008 at the Wayback Machine.", Encyclopædia Britannica
**Baker, J. H. (2002). An Introduction to English Legal History (4th ed.). London: Butterworths. p. p.145. ISBN 0-406-93053-8.

Page 6 of the PDF file:
https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/1811/69377/OSLJ_V35N1_0092.pdf.
[Ohio State Law Journal: Volume 35, Issue 1 (1974)]

MORE READINGS:
[1] https://www.regent.edu/acad/schlaw/student_life/studentorgs/lawreview/docs/issues/v10/10RegentULRev111.pdf
[2] https://www.jstor.org/stable/1334228?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Title:
Book Review
Creators:
Clark, R. H.
Issue Date:
1974
Publisher:
Ohio State University. College of Law
Citation:
Ohio State Law Journal, vol. 35, no. 1 (1974), 92-102.
Description:
Book review of "Impeachment: The Constitutional Problems" by Raoul Berger. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1972.
URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/1811/69377
ISSN:
0048-1572

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