About Kim Wehle

Kimberly Wehle (pronounced “Whale-ee”) is a tenured law professor and has been teaching law full-time since 2006. She is also an author, lawyer and former CBS News legal analyst. In addition to her scholarly work, she writes regular columns for Politico, The Atlantic, The Bulwark, and The Hill. She also provides frequent legal commentary for CNN, MSNBC, NBC, BBC, NPR, and numerous other media outlets. At the University of Baltimore School of Law, her teaching and scholarship focuses on the separation of powers, administrative agencies, and civil litigation. She is a 2020 recipient of the prestigious Board of Regents Faculty Award for the University of Maryland for excellence in scholarship, research and creative activity. She is also a former Assistant United States Attorney; Associate Independent Counsel in the Whitewater Investigation; and author of the books What You Need to Know about Voting—and Why, and How to Read The Constitution—and Why, and How to Think Like a Lawyer—and Why: A Common-Sense Guide to Everyday Dilemmas, with publisher HarperCollins. Follow Professor Wehle on Twitter and Instagram @kimwehle. She has a Youtube and Instagram IGTV series called #SimplePolitics with Kim Wehle.