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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)

February 22, 2024 2:48 am

Fani Willis Should Have Known Better

The relationship the Fulton County D.A. had with one of her prosecutors has endangered her prosecution of Trump.
Kimberly Wehle
February 17, 2024 12:11 am

Fraudster Trump Fined $354 Million and Barred from Business in New York

Justice Engoron’s ruling notes Trump’s long “history of corporate malfeasance” and borderline “pathological” lack of contrition.
Kimberly Wehle
February 14, 2024 1:29 am

Trump, Indicted for Mishandling Classified Documents, Asks Judge for More Classified Documents

Special Counsel Jack Smith wants Trump-friendly Judge Aileen Cannon to reject the request.
Kimberly Wehle
February 13, 2024 4:53 pm

Trump Says He Shouldn’t Be Tried with an Election Pending

Brazenly asks the Supreme Court to buy into his strategy of delay.
Kimberly Wehle
February 8, 2024 10:59 pm

SCOTUS Likely to Rule States Can’t Bar Trump from Ballot Under 14th Amendment

The justices were willing to entertain tortured readings of the Disqualification Clause.
Kimberly Wehle
February 6, 2024 11:59 pm

Appeals Court Decisively Smacks Down Trump’s Immunity Claim for Jan. 6th

Plus: What to expect from the Supreme Court.
Kimberly Wehle
February 5, 2024 4:23 pm

How the Fani Willis Scandal Is Likely to Play Out

Plus: The probable new timeline for the federal January 6th case.
Kimberly Wehle
January 31, 2024 12:09 am

Where the Trump Disqualification Push Stands

Illinois is keeping him on the ballot—but the electoral math might be keeping him up at night.
Kimberly Wehle
January 24, 2024 3:09 am

Supreme Court Down to the Wire

Conservative justices would have prevented federal Border Patrol from removing Texas-installed razor wire when they need to.
Kimberly Wehle
January 22, 2024 1:53 am

Could This Trump Argument Persuade SCOTUS?

Ex-president’s lawyers say that because he wasn’t violent on January 6th himself, he shouldn’t be kept off the ballot in…
Kimberly Wehle