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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) and What You Need to Know About Voting—and Why (HarperCollins, 2020). 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)

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 6th committee until after the midterms—when it might cease to exist.
Kimberly Wehle
November 8, 2021 5:30 am

DOJ Sues Texas Over Its New Voting Restrictions

Here’s a look inside the lawsuit—and a look at the stakes.
Kimberly Wehle
October 25, 2021 5:30 am

Lev Parnas Is a Reminder—and Warning—of Trump’s Sleazy Corruption

The Ukrainian-American businessman, convicted last week of campaign finance violations, was in the background of Trump’s first impeachment.
Kimberly Wehle
October 7, 2021 8:24 am

Will the Supreme Court Throw Out Laws Prohibiting Concealed Carry?

A case being argued next month may take the Court beyond its 2008 Heller ruling.
Kimberly Wehle
September 16, 2021 5:30 am

The Election-Reform Bill That Might Just Save Our Democracy

Unlike H.R. 1, the new Freedom to Vote Act has the backing of Joe Manchin.
Kimberly Wehle
September 10, 2021 5:35 pm

Are Biden’s New Vaccination Mandates Legal?

There will be court fights, but the constitutional and statutory footing looks solid.
Kimberly Wehle
August 27, 2021 5:30 am

Killing the Kraken: Federal Judge Sanctions Trump’s Big Lie Lawyers

Court of appalls.
Kimberly Wehle