Articles of impeachment submitted by Colorado Congresswoman Lauren Boebert cite concerns over President Biden’s handling of immigration and border issues, namely “dereliction of duty” and “abuse of power.” CERL’s Prof. Claire Finkelstein told The Hill the term “dereliction of duty” is somewhat contrived and not tied to traditional notions of presidential impeachment.
Claire Finkelstein is the Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. She is founder and faculty director of the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL), a non-partisan interdisciplinary institute affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC). She is a distinguished research fellow at APPC and a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI). Her current research addresses national security law and policy, democratic governance, and professional ethics. Read her bio here.