§ 38-311 Officers subject to impeachment
§ 38-312 Articles of impeachment
§ 38-313 Impeachment hearing; service on accused
§ 38-314 Court of impeachment; organization
§ 38-315 Witness fees; execution of process
§ 38-316 Absence of senator from hearing
§ 38-317 Compensation of impeachment personnel
§ 38-318 Expenses of impeachment proceedings
§ 38-319 Vacancy in board of managers
§ 38-320 Appearance of accused; plea
§ 38-321 Judgment
§ 38-322 Performance of official duties by accused

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 38 > Chapter 2 > Article 7

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215