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Case Disclosed is a blog written by students, supervising attorneys, directors, alumni, and friends of the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic.

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Case Disclosed

Charging Bull and Fearless Girl: Conflict between Artists’ Rights and First Amendment Freedoms

June 18, 2018
By Shannon Price '20

When Kristen Visbel’s “Fearless Girl” was installed at Bowling Green in Manhattan’s Financial District in March of 2017, the statue was hailed by many as an iconic representation of female empowerment. Placed in the path of Wall Street’s famous “Charging Bull,” “Fearless Girl” stares down the massive animal with shoulders back and pigtails flying.

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Newly Disclosed Documents on the Five Eyes Alliance and What They Tell Us about Intelligence-Sharing Agreements

April 25, 2018
By Scarlet Kim, Diana Lee, Asaf Lubin, Paulina Perlin

The United States is party to a number of international intelligence sharing arrangements—one of the most prominent being the so-called “Five Eyes” alliance.

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Social Media Mining: The Effects of Big Data In the Age of Social Media

April 3, 2018
By Abby McCourt

“Big data” has become a buzzword in nearly every modern-day industry.

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Open Government Overseas

March 28, 2018
By Ned Levin

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.

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