Thursday, December 3, 2020


Federal Judge Allows MFIA Lawsuit Challenging Texas Drone Law to Proceed

A federal judge in Texas denied the state's request to dismiss a case brought by the Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School and Public Justice defending the newsgathering rights of photojournalists.

Friday, November 20, 2020


MFIA Clinic Collaboration Calls for Smooth Presidential Transition Amidst Escalating Pandemic

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School and other organizations submitted a letter signed by almost 200 public health experts urging the ascertainment of the presidential election.

Friday, October 30, 2020


MFIA and Protect Democracy Support AP’s Election Transparency Project

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School is partnering with Protect Democracy to support an election transparency project of The Associated Press (AP).

Saturday, October 24, 2020


Republicans Don’t Know What to Do With Their Bad-Faith ACA Case

Research by Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is cited in an Atlantic article about how social movements impact constitutional law. 

Tuesday, October 20, 2020


Open Letter Urges Transparency in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials

Students from the Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic, helped a nationwide group of medicine, public health, and health policy experts issue an open letter urging greater transparency into the design of clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine candidates.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020


ROLC & MFIA File Complaint Seeking Disclosure of U.S. Troop Numbers in Conflict Zones

The Yale Law School Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic (ROLC) and the Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic joined forces to sue the Department of Defense seeking information related to the amount of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria.

Friday, September 25, 2020


MFIA Clinic Files FOIA Case on Behalf of Insider Inc.

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School filed a lawsuit 0 on behalf of Insider Inc. and reporter Angela Wang.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020


MFIA Clinic Receives Grant from Legal Clinics Fund

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic has received a $230,000 grant to help fund a new fellow to lead the Clinic’s initiative for local journalists.

Friday, September 11, 2020


MFIA Clinic Files Appeal in Case on Public Right to Witness Executions

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic has appealed the dismissal of its Virginia lawsuit asserting a constitutional right to witness executions.

Thursday, September 10, 2020


Meet MFIA’s New Student Directors

Anna Kaul ’21, Jacob Schriner-Briggs ’21, and Sarah Lamsifer ’21 will lead the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) this year.

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