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Kimberly Wehle

Kimberly Wehle is a contributor to The Bulwark. She is the author of How to Read the Constitution—and Why (HarperCollins, 2019), What You Need to Know About Voting—and Why (HarperCollins, 2020), and How to Think Like a Lawyer and Why—A Common-Sense Guide to Everyday Dilemmas (HarperCollins, 2022). She is also a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law, a former assistant U.S. attorney, a former associate independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation, a CBS News legal analyst, and a contributor to the BBC. Follow her on Twitter @kimwehle.

Articles by Kimberly Wehle (page 1)

April 1, 2022 4:55 am

A Federal Judge Found That Trump “Likely” Committed Serious Crimes—Now What?

“A coup in search of a legal theory.”
Kimberly Wehle
March 24, 2022 8:00 am

Supreme Court Summarily Smacks Down Wisconsin Electoral Maps

Its unprecedented move comes even as Ketanji Brown Jackson explains to the Senate how judges are supposed to judge.
Kimberly Wehle
February 22, 2022 6:00 am

Civil Lawsuits Can Proceed Against Trump for His Big Lie and Jan. 6th Actions

New ruling confirms: A president does not have immunity for actions taken outside his official capacity.
Kimberly Wehle
January 31, 2022 5:30 am

Judge Rejects John Eastman’s Effort to Hide Files from the Jan. 6th Committee

And spells out a plan for his compliance with the committee’s subpoena.
Kimberly Wehle
January 13, 2022 5:30 am

Here’s Why Capitol Insurrectionists Are Being Charged Under a Post-Enron Law

Some defendants are complaining that it’s a misuse of the statute, but their case is weak.
Kimberly Wehle
December 14, 2021 5:17 am

The Supreme Court’s Ruling on Texas SB-8 Opens the Door to Mischief

The new conservative majority does away with pre-enforcement review.
Kimberly Wehle
December 3, 2021 9:00 am

Will the Supreme Court Overturn Roe or Prop It Up with a Compromise?

And what would either outcome in this term’s major abortion case mean for the courts and for our fractured country?
Kimberly Wehle
November 22, 2021 5:30 am

Rittenhouse Case Puts Spotlight on the Election of Judges

Voters tend to pay little attention to the elections that put most state judges into office.
Kimberly Wehle
November 16, 2021 5:30 am

Trump in the Wings?

The lawsuits over the former president’s executive privilege claims feed into the far-right narrative that he is the rightful president.
Kimberly Wehle
November 10, 2021 9:34 am

Federal Judge Smacks Down Trump’s Executive Privilege Claim

But appeals could keep his White House records relating to the Big Lie out of the hands of the January…
Kimberly Wehle