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Information Society Project

Information Society Project (ISP) is an intellectual center addressing the implications of the Internet and new information technologies for law and society, guided by the values of democracy, development, and civil liberties. The ISP's work includes copyright, media law and policy, transparency, and privacy.

Information Society Project

Events

MFIA Clinic

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA), part of ISP's Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression, is a law school clinic dedicated to increasing government transparency, defending the essential work of news gatherers, and protecting freedom of expression through impact litigation, direct legal services, and policy work.

Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic

MSL Degree Program

The Law School also offers the Degree of Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.) for journalists seeking an intensive immersion in legal thinking so that they are better able to educate their audiences upon their return to journalism.

MSL admissions

Friday, March 24, 2017


News

Floyd Abrams ’59 Writes New Book on First Amendment

In The Soul of the First Amendment (Yale University Press; publication date April 25, 2017), Floyd Abrams '59, America’s best-known First Amendment lawyer and an award winning legal scholar, examines the degree to which American law protects free speech more often, more intensely, and more controversially than is the case anywhere else in the world, including democratic nations such as Canada and England.

Friday, March 24, 2017


News

Floyd Abrams ’59 Writes New Book on First Amendment

In The Soul of the First Amendment (Yale University Press; publication date April 25, 2017), Floyd Abrams '59, America’s best-known First Amendment lawyer and an award winning legal scholar, examines the degree to which American law protects free speech more often, more intensely, and more controversially than is the case anywhere else in the world, including democratic nations such as Canada and England.

March 30 Thursday

Event

Yale Cyber Leadership Forum

(All day)
Yale University

March 31 Friday

Event

We Robot 2017

(All day)
Room 127

March 31 Friday

Event

Yale Cyber Leadership Forum

(All day)
Yale University

April 1 Saturday

Event

We Robot 2017

(All day)
Room 127

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Monday, March 13, 2017


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Tuesday, March 7, 2017


2:09

Monday, March 6, 2017


1:28

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


4:39

Tuesday, January 5, 2016


1:30

Thursday, October 22, 2015


1:52

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


In The Press

How the First Amendment Applies to Trump’s Presidency—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

NewYorker.com

Lincoln Caplan is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 16, 2017


In The Press

President Trump vs. The Press

Legal Talk Network/ Lawyer to Lawyer

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and co-director of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic David Schulz ’78 took part in a discussion about Donald Trump and the media.

Monday, February 20, 2017


In The Press

It's human nature, and not social media, to blame for fake news

Daily News & Analysis (DNA)

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in an article about the appeal of fake news.

Friday, January 6, 2017


In The Press

Do Consumers Need New Rules To Protect Them From Their Robots?

Forbes.com

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment and director of the Information Society Project Jack Balkin is quoted about whether consumers need laws that address the growing presence of robots in their lives.

Friday, December 9, 2016


In The Press

Promise and challenges of sharing ‘big data' explored at new computing facility

YaleNews

Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Beth Simone Noveck ’97 is quoted on the annual symposium on big data.

Friday, December 2, 2016


In The Press

How to trump group-think in a post-truth world

Nature

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is interviewed about cognitive bias.

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