Thursday, May 19, 2022

Defending Free Speech at the ACLU: Vera Eidelman ’15

A look at the career and work of Vera Eidelman ’15, a staff attorney at the Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project at the American Civil Liberties Union.

Monday, May 16, 2022

Start-up Within a Clinic: the Tech Accountability & Competition Project at MFIA

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic’s Tech Accountability & Competition project is dedicated to reducing the harms caused by the excessive use of power in today’s digital marketplaces.

Monday, May 9, 2022

Clinic Project Supports Independent Documentary Filmmakers

DocProject provides pro bono legal advice to independent documentary filmmakers, helping them in the work to hold power accountable.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Craig Newmark Philanthropies Continues Support for MFIA Clinic

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) clinic at Yale Law School has received a third year of support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies.

Friday, April 1, 2022

Texas Drone Photography Ban Unconstitutional, Court Rules

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic helped to bring a case that overturned the Texas ban on using drones for newsgathering.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

MFIA Secures the Right of Journalists in Texas to Use Drones

In a win for the Media Freedom & Information Access clinic, a federal court in Austin struck said a law restricting the use of drones to capture images violated the First Amendment rights of journalists.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

MFIA to Host Annual Freedom of Information Act Bootcamp

On April 5, the Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) clinic at Yale Law School will host its annual FOIA Bootcamp.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

MFIA Releases Algorithmic Accountability Packet for Local Journalists

As part of its continuing efforts to promote algorithmic accountability, the Media Freedom and Information Access clinic at Yale Law School is publishing an information packet to help local journalists report on the use of algorithms by police departments.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

MFIA Succeeds in Lifting Speech Restrictions on Yale Medical Expert

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) at Yale Law School negotiated a settlement that frees a Yale cardiologist to make information about a defective medical device public.

Monday, February 14, 2022

MFIA Clinic Wins Dismissal in Suit Against Local News Site

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic won dismissal of a defamation suit against local news site the New Canaanite and its editor.