Kimberly Wehle (pronounced “Whale-ee”) is an expert in constitutional law and the separation of powers, with particular emphasis on presidential power and administrative agencies. She is a tenured law professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she teaches Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Administrative law, and Federal Courts. She is also a legal contributor for ABC News and regularly writes for Politico, The Atlantic, and The Bulwark. Winner of the University of Maryland System Board of Regents Award for excellence in scholarship, she also writes and comments on the Supreme Court, election law and voting rights. She was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Washington D.C. office and Associate Independent Counsel in the Whitewater Investigation. She is author of the books, What You Need to Know about Voting—and Why, How to Read The Constitution—and Why, and How to Think Like a Lawyer—and Why: A Common-Sense Guide to Everyday Dilemmas. Her forthcoming book, How the Pardon Pardon Works—and Why, is due out in June of 2024. Kim is also Of Counsel at the boutique law firm of Levy, Firestone and Muse.
Follow Kim on Twitter and Instagram, where she hosts an IGTV series called #SimplePolitics, in which she breaks down complex subjects on various legal and political issues in easily understandable language. A sought-out public speaker, Kim also served as an on-air legal analyst with CBS News during the first impeachment of former President Trump and has appeared regularly on numerous other networks, including CNN, NBC, BBC, Fox News, MSNBC, C-SPAN, NPR, PBS and Al Jazeera, and has written for The Guardian and the LA Times, among other publications.