Kimberly Wehle, The Bulwark

Kimberly Wehle

The Bulwark

Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Kimberly:

The Judge with the King Complex

Should trial judges have the power to issue nationwide injunctions? A lawsuit over abortion drugs is the latest major case to raise the question. → Read More

West Virginia v. EPA Is the Supreme Court’s Latest Power Grab

In West Virginia v. EPA, the conservative justices acted like they were handing power to the people, but in reality they were giving it to themselves. → Read More

SCOTUS leaked abortion opinion is rooted in a time women had no rights

Here are 5 takeaways from the Supreme Court’s basis for overturning Roe. → Read More

How Trump’s legal mischief landed him in contempt of court

Trump’s appeal of the contempt of court decision is yet another delay tactic. → Read More

Hunter Biden controversy explained

Five key points for understanding the investigations related to Hunter Biden. → Read More

Ginni Thomas: Unpacking potential conflicts of interest on the Supreme Court

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection would like to speak with Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, a conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. C… → Read More

Judge Jackson's confirmation hearings offer vital civics lessons

Behind the political posturing around Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings are five important lessons in basic civics. → Read More

Jan. 6 committee's blockbuster brief: Trump engaged in a criminal conspiracy

They would not put these allegations in federal filing if they did not believe they already have the evidence to back them up. → Read More

Trump may not be Teflon after all: Judge orders him to comply with subpoenas

Recent legal news coming from New York state bodes poorly for the Trump family. → Read More

With Breyer's exit, all SCOTUS progressives will be women

For the embattled conservative majority, a steady drumbeat of exclusively female dissents in politically charged cases will not look good. → Read More

Are the legal walls closing in on Donald Trump?

The Supreme Court may be asked to rule on additional Trumpian pleas for deference — as news breaks every day on many ongoing investigations. → Read More

Jan.6: Five reasons Trump cannot hide behind executive privilege

Here are five reasons why an attempt by Trump to hide behind executive privilege regarding Jan. 6 should probably fail. → Read More

The 5 most significant hits to our legal system in 2021

Somewhat surprisingly, 2021 brought its fair share of blockbuster legal news — much of it fallout from the Trump years. → Read More

The truth of Jan. 6 is coming to light — accountability will fall to the courts

Courts and prosecutors: Democracy needs you — now. → Read More

Laws requiring adults with kids to lock up loaded guns should be a no-brainer

The news cycle has eclipsed America’s opportunity to grapple with the enormity of last week’s shooting at a Michigan high school. → Read More

What 'Roe' Could Take Down With It

The logic being used against Roe could weaken the legal foundations of many rights Americans value deeply. → Read More

The unusual trials of Ghislaine Maxwell and Elizabeth Holmes

They wound up on trial because of their deep involvement with some very powerful people. → Read More

Rittenhouse verdict: What counted as self-defense with open carry firearms?

The case boils down to two concepts under Wisconsin law: self-defense and provocation. → Read More

Why did courts hit pause for Trump — but not Texas abortions?

Trump persuaded an appeals court that he’d be harmed if a document release was not halted. → Read More

Midterms are coming: Will we get answers on Jan. 6 before it's too late?

This week the House of Representative select committee issued a flurry of new subpoenas. → Read More