Case Disclosed


FOIA Litigation in the Shadow of the Mueller Investigation

MFIA client and reporter Ken Vogel of the New York Times submitted a FOIA request in August of 2017 to the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) Unit of the Department of Justice.

How a Proposed Rule to Increase Access to FOIA Documents May Actually Undermine Transparency

Journalists already take advantage of the fact that FOIA requests themselves are public information.

Could Algorithmic Review Level the FOIA Playing Field?

Plaintiffs and defendants in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits do not necessarily litigate on an equal playing field.

Government Accountability in the Age of Automation

Our government is leaning on algorithms more and more to analyze, assess, and decide the fates of its citizens.

Open Government Overseas

I was a reporter before coming to law school, but in the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, I find myself helping to litigate Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests without ever having filed one myself.

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.