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Kim Wehle

Kim Wehle is a contributor to the Bulwark, 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. Her book, How to Read the Constitution and—Why, will be published in June. Follow her on Twitter @kim_wehle.

Articles by Kim Wehle

June 21, 2019 12:02 pm

Conservative Justices Endorsed Limited Executive Powers in Gundy. Will They Be Consistent?

We’ll find out when the Supreme Court announces its decision in Department of Commerce v. New York.
Kim Wehle
June 19, 2019 4:58 am

Why the Supreme Court’s Double-Jeopardy Decision Is Bad News for Trump

In Gamble v. United States, the Supreme Court held that the double jeopardy…
Kim Wehle
June 17, 2019 5:24 am

Courting Disaster

When Congress won’t do its job, the fate of American democracy is left in the hands of unelected judges.
Kim Wehle
June 7, 2019 5:40 am

Can the Courts Decide Turf Battles Between Congress and the White House?

And what happens when a judge clearly doesn’t want to.
Kim Wehle
June 3, 2019 4:59 am

In Defense of Robert Mueller’s Unifying Voice for the Justice Department

Bill Barr distorted the narrative before the report was even released. Mueller has taken the high road.
Kim Wehle
May 28, 2019 5:34 am

The Supreme Court Is Highly Unlikely to Take the Alabama Abortion Law. Here’s Why.

Legally speaking, Americans on both sides of the abortion debate are understandably curious about what comes next for the Alabama abortion…
Kim Wehle
May 16, 2019 4:53 am

Alabama’s Abortion Bill Is a Naked Ploy to Challenge Roe v. Wade

And it risks making the Supreme Court fickle and political.
Kim Wehle
May 7, 2019 5:09 am

In Defense of Rod Rosenstein

Without him, there would have been no Mueller investigation.
Kim Wehle
May 2, 2019 5:36 am

Bill Barr: One Man Judiciary

Bill Barr decided to be Trump's defense lawyer, the AG, and the Supreme Court, all rolled into one.
Kim Wehle