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Kimberly Wehle

Kimberly Wehle is a contributor to The Bulwark. She is a visiting professor of law at American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. She is also a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law, a former assistant U.S. attorney, and an associate independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation. An ABC News legal contributor, she is the author of three books with HarperCollins: How to Read the Constitution—and Why, What You Need to Know About Voting—and Why, and, most recently, How to Think Like a Lawyer and Why—A Common-Sense Guide to Everyday Dilemmas. Twitter: @kimwehle.

Articles by Kimberly Wehle (page 1)

January 13, 2023 5:30 am

Stuck With Santos

Investigating and prosecuting the fabulist congressman could take years, by which time voters might have ousted him on their own.
Kimberly Wehle
December 22, 2022 5:30 am

Trump’s Tax Returns Will Finally Be Revealed. It Shouldn’t Have Taken This Long.

He stonewalled in every way possible.
Kimberly Wehle
December 19, 2022 9:50 pm

The Jan. 6th Committee Report and the Continuing Threat of Political Violence

The report is a monumental achievement that raises complicated constitutional questions. But the story it tells is far from over.
Kimberly Wehle
December 19, 2022 5:30 am

Signals from the Supreme Court on Its High-Stakes Cases

From voting rights to civil rights to affirmative action, a look at the cases the Court has heard so far…
Kimberly Wehle
December 13, 2022 5:30 am

Kari Lake’s Trumpian Lawsuit

In trying to overturn the 2022 election she lost, she’s following in the footsteps of her role model.
Kimberly Wehle
December 5, 2022 5:30 am

Court Implodes Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Defense (and the Errant Judge Who Bought It)

The timeline makes clear how careful and even deferential prosecutors were.
Kimberly Wehle
November 23, 2022 5:32 am

Trump’s Day in Court (and Court and Court and Court)

Major developments in several of the ex-president’s legal battles, as he keeps trying to dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge.
Kimberly Wehle
November 21, 2022 5:30 am

Appointing a New Special Counsel Was the Right Call

Merrick Garland didn’t run away from a tough decision—he made one.
Kimberly Wehle
November 15, 2022 5:30 am

Trump’s Case Against Responding to Congress’s Subpoena

How far does presidential “absolute immunity” extend?
Kimberly Wehle
November 8, 2022 5:30 am

Case After Case After Case: The GOP Keeps Suing to Toss Out Midterm Ballots

“While it is easy to hurl accusations of violations of law and corruption, it is another matter to come forward…
Kimberly Wehle