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House Committee on Impeachment of Judge J.W. Oliver, Select - 12th Adjourned (1871)

Committee Members
George Patten
J.W. Robertson
George Slaughter
• Investigate charges of high crimes and misdemeanors in office brought against Judge J.W. Oliver of the Thirty-third Judicial District, and determine if he should be impeached.

Majority report signed by Slaughter and Patten. The minority report was signed by Robertson.
The House formed a committee composed of Rep. Plumley, Slaughter, Robertson, Morrison, and Grothaus to draft the articles of impeachment. H.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., Adj., 808 (1871)
The articles of impeachment were introduced by Rep. Robertson as a question of privilege. H.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., Adj., 818 (1871)
The Senate received the articles of impeachment at the end of the adjourned session so there were no impeachment proceedings in this body.

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