The Constitution contains two possible forms of presidential removal outside of election, one is the much-discussed impeachment process. The other is the 25th Amendment’s fourth section. We discuss 25 Section 4 with Professor Brian C. Kalt, Professor of Law & Harold Norris Faculty Scholar at Michigan State University, including how the amendment works, its uses and its common misunderstanding by the public and Hollywood writers.
- How Section Four Works
- The West Wing, Homeland, and other TV Shows: Professor Kalt weighs in on how the writers handled it.
- Why the odds are stacked with a President in a battle over the 25th
- Some lingering legal questions and debates.