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Health Canada’s Draft Guidance for Implementing Vanessa’s Law Limits Transparency

January 7, 2017
By Kathleen Choi

Canada’s public health department, Health Canada, is preparing to release its final guidance on the section of Vanessa’s Law designed to promote the transparency of information around pharmaceutical drugs.

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New Disclosures Reflect NSLs’ Substantive First Amendment Flaws

December 19, 2016
By Hannah Bloch-Wehba

This year has seen a remarkable string of disclosures about national security letters (NSLs), the secret demands the FBI sends to financial and communications service providers compelling the disclosure of customer information and transactional data.

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MFIA’s Lethal Injection Access Litigation: Statutory and Constitutional Strategies

November 23, 2016
By Allison Douglis

This post’s focus is on lethal injection access litigation that the Clinic has been carrying out in Missouri on behalf of five national and state news organizations.

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What Does the Election of Donald Trump Mean for GTMO?

November 22, 2016
By Steven Lance

On November 7, 2016—when polls were still predicting a Clinton victory in the next day’s election—MFIA filed its reply brief in Husain v. Gates, the habeas corpus action brought by Guantanamo detainee and CIA torture victim Abu Zubaydah.

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