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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

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
June 26, 2020 5:11 am

Pssst—the Russians and Chinese Are Still Trying to Interfere in the 2020 Election

Foreign election interference didn't stop when the Mueller report came out.
Kim Wehle
June 16, 2020 5:30 am

Why People Don’t Vote

And why they should.
Kim Wehle
June 5, 2020 5:30 am

Police and Systemic Racism: Suggestions for Reform

Steps that Congress, the courts, and the (next) president can take.
Kim Wehle
June 2, 2020 8:47 am

Trump’s Insurrection Act Threat

The constitutionality and risks of using the U.S. military to quell civil unrest.
Kim Wehle
May 28, 2020 5:30 am

Who’s Watching the Relief Money?

Basic questions have yet to be answered about the piles of cash the Treasury is handing out.
Kim Wehle
May 14, 2020 5:30 am

Michael Flynn Can’t Just Walk Away from His Guilty Pleas

Unless the disgraced former national security advisor is pardoned, that is. The judge overseeing Flynn’s case won’t just accept the DOJ’s request to drop the charges.
Kim Wehle
May 12, 2020 6:53 pm

What the Supreme Court Clash Over Trump’s Taxes Means for Democracy

Are a president’s personal actions beyond the reach of the law—and even beyond the reach of congressional subpoena?
Kim Wehle