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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)

September 26, 2022 5:30 am

Letitia James and Trump’s Costly Lies

Will the New York AG’s lawsuit—which accuses Trump and his family of repeatedly lying about the value of their assets—finally…
Kimberly Wehle
September 22, 2022 8:21 am

Appeals Court Lets the FBI Resume Work on the Mar-a-Lago Document Trove

A decisive rebuke of the judge who gave Trump the special master he asked for.
Kimberly Wehle
September 21, 2022 5:30 am

‘Special Master’ to Trump: “You Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat It”

The investigation of the classified documents found at Mar-a-Lago is in a messy legal phase—here’s what to watch for.
Kimberly Wehle
August 9, 2022 1:08 am

The FBI Search of Mar-a-Lago: Five Takeaways and Questions

Criminal liability, presidential accountability, and what we still don’t know.
Kimberly Wehle
April 1, 2022 4:55 am

A Federal Judge Found That Trump “Likely” Committed Serious Crimes—Now What?

“A coup in search of a legal theory.”
Kimberly Wehle
March 24, 2022 8:00 am

Supreme Court Summarily Smacks Down Wisconsin Electoral Maps

Its unprecedented move comes even as Ketanji Brown Jackson explains to the Senate how judges are supposed to judge.
Kimberly Wehle
February 22, 2022 6:00 am

Civil Lawsuits Can Proceed Against Trump for His Big Lie and Jan. 6th Actions

New ruling confirms: A president does not have immunity for actions taken outside his official capacity.
Kimberly Wehle
January 31, 2022 5:30 am

Judge Rejects John Eastman’s Effort to Hide Files from the Jan. 6th Committee

And spells out a plan for his compliance with the committee’s subpoena.
Kimberly Wehle
January 13, 2022 5:30 am

Here’s Why Capitol Insurrectionists Are Being Charged Under a Post-Enron Law

Some defendants are complaining that it’s a misuse of the statute, but their case is weak.
Kimberly Wehle
December 14, 2021 5:17 am

The Supreme Court’s Ruling on Texas SB-8 Opens the Door to Mischief

The new conservative majority does away with pre-enforcement review.
Kimberly Wehle