Case Disclosed


Internet Access v. Internet Infrastructure Security in the Big Apple

After the hearing had been delayed several times for logistical reasons, on the afternoon of Thursday, February 22, 2018, a team of two students and one MFIA clinic fellow headed to the Supreme Court of New York for our argument.

"Standing" Up for First Amendment Rights

On March 26, 2018, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review (FISCR) issued an opinion holding that MFIA and the ACLU have standing to pursue their First Amendment right of access motion for judicial opinions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC).

Archiving the Internet: A Free Speech Issue?

The prevailing notion that "the Internet is forever" has shaped the way we share our lives online.

Los Angeles, Texas Take Contrasting Approaches in New Policies on Access to Police-Worn Body Camera Footage

After years of debate over police misconduct following the shootings of unarmed black men many states have passed laws restricting the release of such videos.

Devin Nunes and the Chamber of Secrets: Congress's Power of Declassification

Last week, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HSPCI) released a heavily redacted Democratic staff memorandum about the ongoing Russia investigation. The effort to release the memo created the potential for a constitutional conflict between the President and Congress over who has authority to release information that the executive branch has classified.

Facebook Bets on Local News

On January 29, 2018, Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook to announce a new media initiative for the social media giant.