Friday, October 18, 2019


Prison officials ask to toss lawsuit on execution access

Anna Kaur ’21 is quoted and the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic is mentioned in a Washington Post story about a lawsuit challenging the Virginia Department of Corrections regarding access to executions. The four media outlets are represented in part by the Clinic.

Friday, September 27, 2019


MFIA Files Suit Challenging Texas Drone Law

Yale Law School's Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic filed a lawsuit challenging a Texas law that makes it a crime for visual journalists and others to use drones for newsgathering and other similar activities.

Thursday, September 26, 2019


Hear Ye, Hear Ye! First Amendment Clinics Trending at Law Schools

The Law School's Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic is mentioned in a Law.com story about First Amendement clinics at law schools.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Hear Ye, Hear Ye! First Amendment Clinics Trending at Law Schools

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is mentioned in an article about the growing number of First Amendment clinics at law schools across the country.

Monday, September 23, 2019


Lawsuit calls for full public view of executions in Virginia

Several news organizations including the Associated Press have filed a lawsuit requesting full access to Virginia’s executions. The plaintiffs are represented by the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019


MFIA’s Tenth Year: Victories, New Beginnings, and Evolution

Learn about the work of the MFIA Clinic since the start of 2019, and what the Clinic will be working on this fall.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019


MFIA Clinic Helps Launch Free Expression Legal Network

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) announced the launch of the Free Expression Legal Network (FELN) a coalition of law school clinicians and academic non-clinicians who provide pro bono legal support for public interest journalism.

Monday, September 2, 2019


How The Times Uses FOIA to Obtain Information the Public Has a Right to Know

The Media Freedom & Information Access (MFIA) Clinic is mentioned in a New York Times article about how the newspaper uses FOIA lawsuits to gain access to information.

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.

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