Ian Eppler is a first-year JD student at Harvard Law School. In addition to his work on the Take Care Blog, he is an executive technical editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, a student attorney with the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, and a member of the Progressive Jewish Alliance at Harvard Law School. Prior to law school, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and American Institutions from Brown University and worked as a Justice Fellow at the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama.
Commentators noted that the Trump administration may be attempting to undermine the Iran nuclear deal, and discussed the international law implications of the administration's new Afghanistan strategy.
This week saw developments in Congressional investigations into Russian interference, with Congressional testimony from the founder of the research firm behind the controversial dossier on President Trump. Meanwhile, Special Counsel Mueller continued to examine the meeting between Donald Trump, Jr. and individuals associated with the Russian government.