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.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

MFIA Clinic, ACLU Sue LAPD Over Access to Public Documents

The ACLU Foundation of Southern California and Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic filed a lawsuit on April 25, 2017 against the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) alleging flagrant violations of the California Public Records Act (CPRA).

Monday, April 24, 2017

Free speech advocates oppose Idaho’s ag-gag law

The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression is among a number of groups who have signed amicus briefs in support of a challenge to the “ag-gag” laws in Idaho.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tim Wu Discussed Book on Attention

On Tuesday, April 18, the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy welcomed Professor Tim Wu of Columbia Law School for a discussion of his book, The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

We Robot Conference Discusses Intersection of Tech and Law

On March 31 and April 1, Yale Law School hosted the the sixth annual robotics law and policy conference—WeRobot 2017.