Matthew Kahn

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Matthew Kahn is a second-year student at Harvard Law School and a contributor at Lawfare. Prior to law school, he worked for two years as an associate editor of Lawfare and as a junior researcher at the Brookings Institution. He graduated from Georgetown University in 2017.

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Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

The government of Iran announced it would breach nuclear research restrictions imposed under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and sent a letter to the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, detailing the country’s plans to disregard the restrictions, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Guantanamo Bay

D.C. Circuit Overrules District Court's Due Process Ruling in Qasim v. Trump

On Friday, the D.C. Circuit ruled in Qasim v. Trump that circuit precedent in Kiyemba v. Obama does not preclude Guantanamo detainees from claiming procedural due process violations. The ruling reverses the district court's ruling below and remands the case for consideration on the merits of the claim. The ruling is below.