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Kim Wehle

Kim 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 Kim Wehle

September 18, 2020 11:59 pm

Justice Ginsburg: A Model of Civility

In her decency, critical thinking, and grace, she was exactly what the soul of America is lacking right now.
Kim Wehle
September 14, 2020 5:30 am

Trump’s Too-Little, Too-Late Evictions Order

The administration is belatedly using emergency authority intended to fight diseases to instead deal with the massive economic fallout from its failures.
Kim Wehle
September 10, 2020 5:30 am

Trump’s Desperate DOJ Dodge on Defamation

But Bill Barr’s maneuver isn’t the end of the story.
Kim Wehle
September 2, 2020 5:10 am

The Disorderly Contested Election That Changed American History

Lessons from 1876.
Kim Wehle
August 10, 2020 5:30 am

What a Weeks-Long ‘Election Night’ Might Look Like

Here are the deadlines imposed by the Constitution and federal law for picking the next president.
Kim Wehle
July 30, 2020 5:30 am

Trump’s Unconstitutional Census

The Supreme Court smacked him down last year—but he’s pushing ahead with his scheme to remake the census.
Kim Wehle
July 16, 2020 5:30 am

The Return of Independent Counsels?

What the recent Supreme Court ruling about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau might portend for other ‘independent’ entities within the executive branch.
Kim Wehle
July 11, 2020 5:30 am

Trump’s Tax-Case Loss Is a Victory for the Rule of Law

The Supreme Court rulings helpfully remind us how courts and states can push back against a failing and corrupt president when Congress won’t.
Kim Wehle
July 7, 2020 5:30 am

Supreme Court Rules States Can Punish ‘Faithless Electors’

But that doesn’t mean the Electoral College can’t be reformed.
Kim Wehle
June 30, 2020 5:17 am

The Half Loaf

The Supreme Court decision in June Medical Services LLC v. Russo will give both sides of the abortion debate a little of what they want, and leave neither of them happy.
Kim Wehle