Friday, March 19, 2021


MFIA Clinic to Host its Annual FOIA Bootcamp April 7, 2021

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic will host its annual FOIA Bootcamp on April 7, 2021.

Friday, March 5, 2021


MFIA and ROLC Succeed in Procuring Overseas U.S. Troop Levels from Pentagon

Two Yale Law School clinics worked to compel the Department of Defense to release U.S. troop strength levels since 2017 in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021


PEN America Lauds Settlement in Press Freedom Lawsuit

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David A. Schulz ’78 is quoted in a Voice of America article about a settlement where the plaintiff was represented in part by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Monday, March 1, 2021


Donor Disclosure Aids 1st Amendment, Justices Told

The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression and the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic are mentioned in a Law360 article, where Floyd Abrams ’59 is quoted and Clinical Lecturer in Law Michael Linhorst and Stephen Stich ’17 are also mentioned.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021


Dominion and Smartmatic have serious shot at victory in election disinformation suits, experts say

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted in an article about the Dominion and Smartmatic defamation suits against a variety of conservative personalities.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Press Herald sues Maine State Police over concealed discipline records

The Portland Press Herald reports that it has filed a suit, assisted by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School, seeking access to Maine State Police disciplinary records.

Monday, January 25, 2021


Executions shouldn't be shrouded in secrecy — A Commentary by Anna Kaul ’21 and Sarah Lamsifer ’21

Anna Kaul and Sarah Lamsifer are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

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).

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