News & Events


Below is a listing of the latest news, events, press clips, and multimedia content related to the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic. 

Thursday, October 25, 2018


In The Press

Lawsuit: Trump Punishing The Press Is Unconstitutional

Richard French Live

Students from Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) are interviewed about the clinic’s involvement in a First Amendment lawsuit filed against President Trump.

Saturday, June 09, 2018


In The Press

Trump’s targeting of a New York Times journalist, explained by experts

Vox

David Schulz ’78, Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and director of the MFIA clinic, and Michael Meltsner ’60 contributed to an article about the federal government’s seizure of a reporter’s phone records as part of a federal investigation into leaks of classified information.

Thursday, March 1, 2018


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Thursday, October 22, 2015


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Friday, October 26, 2018


In The Press

News organizations across the nation back Colorado Independent’s open-records fight at US Supreme Court

The Colorado Independent

The Colorado Independent mentions the Media Freedom and Information Access clinic, which has an filed amicus brief in support of its petition before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that seeks to protect the public’s First Amendment right to court records.

Thursday, October 25, 2018


In The Press

Lawsuit: Trump Punishing The Press Is Unconstitutional

Richard French Live

Students from Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) are interviewed about the clinic’s involvement in a First Amendment lawsuit filed against President Trump.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


In The Press

Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

The Associated Press

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted by the Associated Press about a lawsuit filed by PEN America with the assistance of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Saturday, June 9, 2018


In The Press

Trump’s targeting of a New York Times journalist, explained by experts

Vox

David Schulz ’78, Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and director of the MFIA clinic, and Michael Meltsner ’60 contributed to an article about the federal government’s seizure of a reporter’s phone records as part of a federal investigation into leaks of classified information.

Monday, March 5, 2018


In The Press

First Amendment Cannot Shield Exxon from Climate Probe, New York AG Argues

Climate Liability News

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz '78 is quoted in a story about efforts by Exxon to use the First Amendment as a shield against fraud probes by New York and Massachusetts.

Friday, March 2, 2018


In The Press

Oil Was Central in Decision to Shrink Bears Ears Monument, Emails Show

The New York Times

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is mentioned in an article about its work suing for the release of documents related to national monuments.