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Kimberly Wehle

Kimberly 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 Kimberly Wehle

April 14, 2021 5:30 am

Here’s How the Texas GOP Wants to Restrict Voting

Plus, an underappreciated aspect of the troubling new Georgia elections law.
Kimberly Wehle
April 13, 2021 5:30 am

Police Incident Involving Army Medic Is Disturbingly Similar to George Floyd Case

The footage of the Windsor, Virginia traffic stop is shocking—but not surprising.
Kimberly Wehle
April 1, 2021 5:30 am

Two Capitol Cops Sue Trump for Jan. 6—What Are Their Chances?

They allege that he “inflamed, encouraged, incited, directed, and aided and abetted” the insurrectionist mob that attacked them.
Kimberly Wehle
March 25, 2021 5:30 am

Powell’s Pathetic Dominion Defamation Defense

Here’s why her case—that no reasonable person would take seriously her “wild” and “outlandish” claims about election fraud—falls apart.
Kimberly Wehle
March 9, 2021 5:30 am

Biden Moves to Strengthen Voting

The executive order he issued over the weekend is admirable—but there’s only so much a president can do acting alone.
Kimberly Wehle
March 3, 2021 5:30 am

On Voting Rights, GOP Lawyers Say the Quiet Part Out Loud

Arguing before the Supreme Court, they admit their case isn’t about principle or election integrity—it’s just about winning.
Kimberly Wehle
February 23, 2021 5:30 am

MyPillow CEO Turned the Big Lie into Big Bucks, Lawsuit Alleges

Dominion suit claims Mike Lindell paid pro-Trump outlets to air lies and reel in gullible customers for his company.
Kimberly Wehle
February 10, 2021 11:35 pm

Damning Evidence in Impeachment Trial Clarifies Trump’s Guilt

Video and audio bring back the horror of Jan. 6 as impeachment managers show how the former president expected the violence.
Kimberly Wehle
February 8, 2021 7:09 pm

Call. Witnesses.

There was a crime. There is a trial. There should be witness testimony.
Kimberly Wehle
February 3, 2021 5:30 am

Trump’s Lawyers Show Their Cards

Their arguments in the impeachment trial wouldn’t hold up in a real court, but may give Republican senators cover.
Kimberly Wehle