Tuesday, June 4, 2019


New York’s Privacy Bill Is Even Bolder Than California’s

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack M. Balkin is quoted in an article about the New York Privacy Act.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019


MFIA Seeks to Keep Law Enforcement Disciplinary Hearings in Public Record

The New York Times and Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic filed a brief last month in a case concerning public access to police disciplinary records.

Monday, April 8, 2019


Yale law group steps up to defend NancyonNorwalk—A Commentary by Leah Ferentinos

Leah Ferentinos is an Associate Research Scholar at Yale Law School.

Thursday, April 4, 2019


MFIA and CRIT Fight for Transparency to Protect Public Health and Safety

On March 25, 2019, the Yale Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT) and leading nonprofit consumer advocacy groups Public Citizen and the Center for Science in the Public Interest filed a joint amicus brief at the Supreme Court with the assistance of students and supervising attorneys in Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA).

Wednesday, March 27, 2019


GHJP Joins PrEP4All in Calling on CDC To Use Its Patents for PrEP

The Yale Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP) joined the PrEP4All Collaboration (PrEP4All) in calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to use its patents on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to promote universal access to PrEP within the United States.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019


Federal Court Rules that Alabama Must Release Records of Execution Procedures

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic won an appeals court victory forcing the state of Alabama to disclose their lethal injection protocol.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019


MFIA Files Amicus Brief in SCOTUS Gerrymandering Case

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic recently filed an amicus brief opposing partisan gerrymandering on the grounds that it violates the First Amendment.

Friday, March 8, 2019


MFIA Clinic Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of 17 Major Media Organizations

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) at Yale Law School filed an amicus brief in the case Anonymous v. Anonymous on behalf of a coalition of 17 major media organizations.

Thursday, March 7, 2019


MFIA Boot Camp Trains Lawyers and Journalists on the Freedom of Information Act

The annual Freedom of Information Act boot camp was held by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) in February.

Friday, February 22, 2019


MFIA/CRIT Team Supports Johns Hopkins Investigation of FDA Oversight of Fentanyl Products

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health collaborated with attorneys and law students from published Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) and Yale’s Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT), culminating in a new report about fentanyl in JAMA.

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