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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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