In the second of three topical articles, Richard Hansen, assistant law librarian at the University of Nebraska College of Law and a member of the Nebraska Bar, examines the problems of federal and state executive disability and the related problems of succession and separation of powers.

I. Introduction

II. Interrelation of State and Federal Disability Clauses

III. Experience in the States since 1789 … A. Death … B. Impeachment … C. Failure to Qualify … D. Resignation … E. Absence from the State … F. Disability

IV. Conclusions