Matthew Kahn

Matthew Kahn is an associate editor at Lawfare and a research assistant at the Brookings Institution. Previously, he was a research assistant at the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown Law and a research intern at the Network Science Initiative at the National Journal. He holds a bachelor's degree in government from Georgetown University.

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The Russia Connection

Document: Manafort Sues Justice Department, Says Mueller Appointment Order Exceeds DOJ Regulations

On Wednesday, Paul Manafort filed a complaint against the Department of Justice, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief on the grounds that Rosenstein's order appointing Mueller exceeds the authority that Justice Department regulations confer. The full complaint is below: