Thursday, March 16, 2017


President Trump vs. The Press

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and co-director of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic David Schulz ’78 took part in a discussion about Donald Trump and the media.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


We Are This Close to a Constitutional Crisis

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is quoted in an article about the possibility of a constitutional crisis.

Monday, January 23, 2017


Dustin Lewis Discusses Algorithmic Decision-Making

Dustin A. Lewis, Senior Researcher at the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (PILAC) joined YLS students over lunch on Tuesday, January 17.

Thursday, January 19, 2017


MFIA Clinic Convenes Panel To Discuss Conflicts of Interest In New Administration

On January 10, 2017, approximately 40 journalists and media lawyers attended a free-form discussion with legal experts on the federal conflict of interest laws and the incoming Trump Administration

Friday, January 13, 2017


Weaponizing Information Conference to Be Held January 24

The Center for Global Legal Challenges and the Information Society Project will co-host a conference on “Weaponizing Information: Propaganda to Cyber Conflict,” on January 24, 2017 at Yale Law School.

Friday, January 6, 2017


Do Consumers Need New Rules To Protect Them From Their Robots?

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment and director of the Information Society Project Jack Balkin is quoted about whether consumers need laws that address the growing presence of robots in their lives.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017


Judge Rules in Favor of MFIA Clinic in Arizona Department of Corrections Case

A federal judge ruled in favor of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic in a recent case against the Arizona Department of Corrections.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Google’s Salgado ’89 Speaks on Data and Security

Google’s Director for Information Security and Law Enforcement Matters Richard Salgado ’89 joined YLS students over breakfast and lunch on Tuesday, November 8.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Prof. Schmitt Discusses Tallinn Manual

On Tuesday November, 15, 2016, Professor Michael Schmitt visited Yale Law School, and gave a lunchtime talk to law students.

Friday, October 21, 2016


MFIA Clinic Demands Records Identifying Missouri’s Lethal Injection Drug Suppliers

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School filed a brief on October 21, 2016 defending a significant victory for government transparency scored by the clinic last year.

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