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Kimberly Wehle

Kimberly Wehle is a contributor to The Bulwark. She served as an assistant U.S. attorney and an associate independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation. She is currently a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

An ABC News legal contributor, she is the author of three books with HarperCollins: How to Read the Constitution—and Why, What You Need to Know About Voting—and Why, and, most recently, How to Think Like a Lawyer and Why—A Common-Sense Guide to Everyday Dilemmas.

Her new book, Pardon Power: How the Pardon System Works—and Why, is forthcoming in September 2024 from Woodhall Press.


Articles by Kimberly Wehle (page 1)

April 4, 2024 2:30 am

Did Trump Really Threaten Biden?

An ex-president posted a video depicting the current president being kidnapped. What does the law say?
Kimberly Wehle
March 26, 2024 4:12 am

Appeals Court Gives Trump the Gift of Smaller Bond, More Time

Not that he has done anything to deserve it.
Kimberly Wehle
March 22, 2024 2:36 pm

Alvin Bragg’s Case Against Trump: Four Things to Know

It's the one criminal case against Trump likely to conclude before Election Day.
Kimberly Wehle
March 15, 2024 6:22 pm

Fani Willis Admonished, But Trump Prosecution Continues

Ruling and a resignation should end the sideshow over the Fulton County D.A.’s relationship with a colleague.
Kimberly Wehle
March 4, 2024 11:05 pm

In Mess of an Opinion, SCOTUS Rules Trump Must Stay on Colorado Ballot

Four justices say their colleagues overreached.
Kimberly Wehle
February 29, 2024 3:18 am

Justice Delayed: Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Trump’s Immunity Case

The timeline for his January 6th trial is thrown into doubt.
Kimberly Wehle
February 22, 2024 2:48 am

Fani Willis Should Have Known Better

The relationship the Fulton County D.A. had with one of her prosecutors has endangered her prosecution of Trump.
Kimberly Wehle
February 17, 2024 12:11 am

Fraudster Trump Fined $354 Million and Barred from Business in New York

Justice Engoron’s ruling notes Trump’s long “history of corporate malfeasance” and borderline “pathological” lack of contrition.
Kimberly Wehle
February 14, 2024 1:29 am

Trump, Indicted for Mishandling Classified Documents, Asks Judge for More Classified Documents

Special Counsel Jack Smith wants Trump-friendly Judge Aileen Cannon to reject the request.
Kimberly Wehle
February 13, 2024 4:53 pm

Trump Says He Shouldn’t Be Tried with an Election Pending

Brazenly asks the Supreme Court to buy into his strategy of delay.
Kimberly Wehle