Tuesday, May 31, 2022


Court Orders State Police To Reveal More Details About Misconduct by Troopers

Ruling in a case that the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic helped bring to court, a judge has ordered the Maine State Police to provide the state’s two biggest newspapers with previously concealed parts of police disciplinary records.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022


MFIA Litigation Aims to Fix State Department’s FOIA Delays

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic is challenging the State Department’s slow responses to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Thursday, May 19, 2022


Defending Free Speech at the ACLU: Vera Eidelman ’15

A look at the career and work of Vera Eidelman ’15, a staff attorney at the Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project at the American Civil Liberties Union.

Monday, May 16, 2022


Start-up Within a Clinic: the Tech Accountability & Competition Project at MFIA

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic’s Tech Accountability & Competition project is dedicated to reducing the harms caused by the excessive use of power in today’s digital marketplaces.

Monday, May 9, 2022


Clinic Project Supports Independent Documentary Filmmakers

DocProject provides pro bono legal advice to independent documentary filmmakers, helping them in the work to hold power accountable.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022


Craig Newmark Philanthropies Continues Support for MFIA Clinic

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) clinic at Yale Law School has received a third year of support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies.

Friday, April 1, 2022


Texas Drone Photography Ban Unconstitutional, Court Rules

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic helped to bring a case that overturned the Texas ban on using drones for newsgathering.

Thursday, March 31, 2022


MFIA Secures the Right of Journalists in Texas to Use Drones

In a win for the Media Freedom & Information Access clinic, a federal court in Austin struck said a law restricting the use of drones to capture images violated the First Amendment rights of journalists.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022


MFIA to Host Annual Freedom of Information Act Bootcamp

On April 5, the Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) clinic at Yale Law School will host its annual FOIA Bootcamp.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022


MFIA Releases Algorithmic Accountability Packet for Local Journalists

As part of its continuing efforts to promote algorithmic accountability, the Media Freedom and Information Access clinic at Yale Law School is publishing an information packet to help local journalists report on the use of algorithms by police departments.

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