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. 

June 3 Monday


Commercial Speech and the First Amendment

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

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Thursday, March 1, 2018


Thursday, October 22, 2015


Monday, April 8, 2019

In The Press

Yale law group steps up to defend NancyonNorwalk—A Commentary by Leah Ferentinos

Stamford Advocate

Leah Ferentinos is an Associate Research Scholar at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

In The Press

MFIA Clinic challenges Coast Guard on First Amendment rights

Yale Daily News

The Yale Daily News reports on the Yale Law School Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) and its complaint filed against the Department of Homeland Security and the Coast Guard to gather information on Coast Guard arrests and detainments on international waters.

Friday, January 18, 2019

In The Press

YLS Clinic Seeks Files for Pentagon Papers Case

Yale Daily News

A recent case from the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic was covered in the Yale Daily News. 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

In The Press

Harvard Prof Wants Boston Pentagon Paper Records Released

Law360 reports that Harvard professor and New Yorker writer Jill Lepore has asked a federal judge to authorize the release of records into the leaks of the Pentagon Papers in 1971. She is represented by clinical lecturer Charles Crain and the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic.

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.