Wednesday, August 21, 2019


MFIA Voices: Incoming and Outgoing Student Directors

Incoming and outgoing student directors discuss their time working in the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019


MFIA To Host Conference on Accountability and the Trump Presidency

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School will host its annual Access and Accountability Conference on October 4–5, 2019.

Monday, July 29, 2019


MFIA’s Stand Against “Secret Law” Unseals Court Opinion

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) at Yale Law School prevailed against “secret law" by convincing an appeals court to unseal portions of an opinion issued last year in a case that involves national security and has implications for Fifth Amendment rights.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019


MFIA Argues Against Iowa Law that Criminalizes Undercover Reporting

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit urging that an Iowa law criminalizing the use of deception to gain access to agricultural facilities violates the First Amendment.

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.

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