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Articles by Kimberly Wehle (page 5)

July 19, 2023 2:48 pm

Our Last Chances to Hold Trump Accountable

While Jack Smith’s target letter signals that Trump is still accountable under the law, the former president plans to use…
Kimberly Wehle
July 10, 2023 5:31 am

The Right-Wing Lawsuit That’s Forced the Feds to Stop Talking to Social Media Firms

A deeply flawed injunction in response to paranoia about censorship.
Kimberly Wehle
July 5, 2023 5:31 am

How Far Did SCOTUS Go This Term?

From affirmative action to anti-discrimination laws to animal welfare, here are eight consequential decisions from the just-ended Supreme Court year.
Kimberly Wehle
June 30, 2023 5:32 am

Affirmative Action Ruling: Bad News for Equal Opportunity

The Court’s decision to make “race irrelevant in law” is premature and disregards the country’s present reality.
Kimberly Wehle
June 27, 2023 6:02 pm

Supreme Court Smacks Down Radical ‘Independent State Legislature Theory’

The GOP-pushed doctrine would have allowed state legislatures to ignore courts and even state constitutions in rewriting election law.
Kimberly Wehle
June 26, 2023 5:31 am

Why the Supreme Court Handed Biden an Immigration Win

Brett Kavanaugh pasted together a majority for an eminently reasonable ruling.
Kimberly Wehle
June 21, 2023 5:32 am

Hunter Biden and the Vindication of the Rule of Law

The president’s son’s investigation was by the book.
Kimberly Wehle
June 13, 2023 5:31 am

Trump’s Legal Strategy: Delay, Delay, Delay

Here are six defenses Trump’s lawyers might employ to stall the proceedings.
Kimberly Wehle
June 5, 2023 5:31 am

Harlan Crow’s Weak Argument for Refusing to Cooperate with Senate Investigators

The billionaire claims the Constitution forbids Congress from investigating the ethics of his financial arrangements with Justice Clarence Thomas.
Kimberly Wehle
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