Tuesday, August 22, 2017


Sorry, Banning ‘Killer Robots’ Just Isn’t Practical

Director of the Information Society Project Rebecca Crootof ’11 is quoted in a WIRED article about autonomous weapons.

Saturday, August 12, 2017


MBTA agrees to make arrests public

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz is quoted, and the MFIA clinic mentioned, in an article about access to information regarding those taken into custody by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

Thursday, August 10, 2017


Free-speech debate swirls as officials block on social media

Amanda Shanor ’09, a fellow with the Internet Society Project and PhD candidate, is quoted in an article about whether elected officials violate people’s free speech rights by blocking them on social media.

Thursday, August 3, 2017


The Original Russia Connection

Clinical Lecturer in Law John Langford ’14 is quoted in an article about Felix Sater.

Thursday, July 27, 2017


Lethal injection details sought; Media, state at odds over what public should know

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz ’78 and Clinical Lecturer in Law John Langford ’14 are mentioned in an article about efforts by media outlets to obtain information about lethal injection drugs used in Arizona.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017


YLS and Wikimedia Foundation Create New Initiative on Intermediaries and Information

The Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School and the Wikimedia Foundation have partnered to create The Wikimedia/Yale Law School Initiative on Intermediaries and Information (WII)

Monday, July 10, 2017


MFIA Clinic Launches New Initiative on Executive Branch Accountability

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School has launched a Government Accountability Project that will develop strategies to shed light on potential conflicts of interest within the Executive Branch.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017


MFIA Wins Important Victory in Data Access Case

The MFIA Clinic at Yale Law School secured an important victory when the New York Supreme Court granted a petition seeking access to data about the telecommunications conduit infrastructure beneath the streets of New York City.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


ACLU sues LAPD for public records act violations

A lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department filed by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic and the ACLU is discussed in an article.

Thursday, April 27, 2017


MFIA Clinic Proposes Changes to Sealing Rules

Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School issued a report summarizing the results of its six-month investigation into the public availability of search warrant and electronic surveillance records in Connecticut’s federal courts.

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