The trial of Warren Hastings was master-minded by Edmund Burke in response to Hastings's conduct as governor-general in India. Please see our essay on the Warren Hastings trial.
Editors. "Warren Hastings is acquitted". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 December 2007
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4273, accessed 22 December 2014.]