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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)

June 2, 2023 5:31 am

Why the Trump Tape Matters for the Mar-a-Lago Case

Assuming press reports about it are accurate, here’s what the recording does to Trump’s potential defense case.
Kimberly Wehle
May 23, 2023 5:31 am

Unanimous Supreme Court Keeps Hands Off Tech Platforms and Online Hate

As there’s little room for the courts to act, curbing online hate will require creativity from lawmakers and tech firms.
Kimberly Wehle
May 9, 2023 10:47 pm

The E. Jean Carroll Verdict: For Once, Trump Couldn’t Escape Justice

Like many of his other crimes and misdeeds, Trump bragged about committing sexual assault, and barely defended himself against the…
Kimberly Wehle
May 5, 2023 5:32 am

Proud Boys Found Guilty of Seditious Conspiracy

Following on the Oath Keepers convictions, the verdict is a big win for Merrick Garland.
Kimberly Wehle
April 27, 2023 5:30 am

After Years of Waiting, E. Jean Carroll Testifies on Trump and Trauma

Defamation and the dressing room.
Kimberly Wehle
April 19, 2023 5:30 am

The Abortion Pill, the FDA, and Supreme Court

What will happen to Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk’s ruling effectively banning the sale of the drug?
Kimberly Wehle
April 4, 2023 7:40 pm

The Case Against Trump: The Charges and the Facts Behind Them

Here’s what’s new (and what’s not) in the Manhattan DA’s indictment of Trump.
Kimberly Wehle
March 30, 2023 10:40 pm

Trump Indicted: Three Things to Keep in Mind

The former president’s problems are now legal, not political—and the rules of the courts are stricter than those of politics.
Kimberly Wehle
March 23, 2023 5:30 am

Jim Jordan’s Bogus Justification for Attacking the Manhattan D.A.

Congress has no constitutional authority over or legitimate investigative interest in the (still only hypothetical) indictment of Donald Trump.
Kimberly Wehle
March 20, 2023 5:30 am

The Trump Investigation You Probably Haven’t Heard About

Plus: A handy list to sort out the ones you have heard of, including the case expected to result in…
Kimberly Wehle