Friday, November 18, 2011


Victory for Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic as Appeals Court Upholds Online Anonymity

The Illinois Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court ruling ordering the disclosure of the identity of a person who had criticized a political candidate on a newspaper website.

Thursday, November 11, 2010


MFIA and New York Times Win FOIA Case; Ruling Clarifies Law Surrounding Personal Privacy Exemption

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum and The New York Times prevailed in a New York Federal District Court when a Magistrate Judge granted a motion for summary judgment in a Freedom of Information Act suit.

Monday, August 16, 2010


Yale ISP Highlights Accomplishments in 2009-2010 Annual Report

The Information Society Project has released its 2009-2010 annual report, highlighting the center’s institutional and individual accomplishments for the past academic year.

Thursday, July 22, 2010


MFIA Wins Appeal Seeking Access to Sealed Records; Ruling Guarantees Strong Protections for Newsgatherers

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum scored a victory in July when a New York state appellate court ruled in the case Mosallem v. Berenson.

Monday, March 29, 2010


MFIA Team Files Appellate Brief on Behalf of Journalist Denied Access to Court Records

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum has filed an appellate brief in New York state court on behalf of a journalist who was denied access to court records.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010


MFIA Team Files Amicus Urging Protection of Anonymous Online Critic

The Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum has filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Illinois Court of Appeals to block the unmasking of an anonymous online critic.

Thursday, February 4, 2010


Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum Looks to Increase Government Transparency and Support the Public’s Right to Know

Yale Law School has announced the launch of the Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum.

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