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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)

December 4, 2023 2:32 am

Courts Swat Down Trump’s Executive Immunity Defense

Judge Chutkan: The presidency “does not confer a lifelong ‘get-out-of-jail-free’ pass.”
Kimberly Wehle
November 29, 2023 5:32 am

A New Threat to the Voting Rights Act

A federal court says citizens cannot challenge racial gerrymanders through the VRA.
Kimberly Wehle
November 27, 2023 5:32 am

Four Things to Know About the Trump ‘Gag Order’ Clash

He was ordered not to make remarks that “target” individuals connected to his pending January 6th trial.
Kimberly Wehle
November 20, 2023 5:32 am

Colorado Judge: Trump Can’t Be Barred from Ballot Over Jan. 6th

Plus: An update on where all the other Fourteenth Amendment cases stand.
Kimberly Wehle
November 16, 2023 5:32 am

Supreme Court Releases Code of Conduct, Insists Everything’s Copacetic

Will likely prevent Congress from attempting serious ethics reform for the Court.
Kimberly Wehle
November 13, 2023 4:42 pm

Five Things to Know About the Trump Fraud Trial as the Defense Kicks Off

Huge stakes for Trump’s businesses—and his ego.
Kimberly Wehle
November 7, 2023 5:32 am

Trump Courtroom Conundrum: Is It Better to Be Seen as a Liar or a Loser?

Fraud, fundraising, and belligerent testimony from the ex-president.
Kimberly Wehle
October 31, 2023 5:32 am

The Lawsuit in Colorado That Could Block Trump from the Ballot

It’s a long shot, and many legal questions remain. But if the Fourteenth Amendment case goes against the former president,…
Kimberly Wehle
October 26, 2023 5:32 am

Trouble for Trump: Mark Meadows Talks

The indicted president’s ex-chief of staff is cooperating with the special counsel.
Kimberly Wehle
October 25, 2023 2:33 am

States Launch Massive Lawsuit Against Facebook and Instagram

They’re bypassing Section 230 by going after Meta’s mode of business rather than the specific content it hosts.
Kimberly Wehle