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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

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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, October 20, 2017


In The Press

Federal Judge Unseals New York Crime Lab’s Software for Analyzing DNA Evidence

ProPublica

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Stanton First Amendment Fellow Hannah Bloch-Wehba is quoted in a report that the news organization has succeeded in its bid to unseal the source code of a tool used by the New York State Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in processing DNA evidence. Yale Law School’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic filed the motion on behalf of the organization.

November 20 Monday

Event

TA3M- Techno Activism 3rd Monday: Surveillance Mapping

7:00PM
MakeHaven, 266 State Street, New Haven

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017


2:45

Monday, March 13, 2017


55:56

Tuesday, March 7, 2017


2:09

Monday, March 6, 2017


1:28

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


4:39

Tuesday, January 5, 2016


1:30

Monday, November 13, 2017


In The Press

Spy Court Says ACLU Can Seek Data Collection Rulings

Law360

Clinical Lecturer in Law John Langford ’14 is quoted in an article about the MFIA Clinic and ACLU winning a key victory for public access to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017


In The Press

Amgen Challenge of FDA Decision on Pediatric Exclusivity Could Have Wider Implications

RAPS

Research Scholar in Law and Research Fellow Jeannie Kim is quoted, and the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency mentioned, in a story about an FDA decision regarding the exclusivity of a drug marketed by Amgen.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017


In The Press

Betsy DeVos’ Unexcused Absences

US News and World Report

Clinical Lecturer in Law and the Abrams Clinical Fellow for the Information Society Project's Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic John Langford ’14 is quoted in an article about the lack of information being made public about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ schedule.

Friday, October 20, 2017


In The Press

Federal Judge Unseals New York Crime Lab’s Software for Analyzing DNA Evidence

ProPublica

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Stanton First Amendment Fellow Hannah Bloch-Wehba is quoted in a report that the news organization has succeeded in its bid to unseal the source code of a tool used by the New York State Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in processing DNA evidence. Yale Law School’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic filed the motion on behalf of the organization.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017


In The Press

After the Weinstein scandal, a new app aims to help victims come forward sooner

Sacramento Bee

William K. Townsend Professor Ian Ayres ’86 is quoted in an article about a software he helped develop that allows individuals to file encrypted, confidential complaints of sexual harassment and assault.

Monday, October 16, 2017


In The Press

New device detects texting while driving, but is it legal?

National Public Radio/ Marketplace

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Stanton First Amendment Fellow Hannah Bloch-Wehba is quoted in a story about privacy issues related to accessing phone records for those involved in motor vehicle accidents.

Student Profile Videos


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Misha Guttentag

A student perspective on tech law and the Information Society Project.

The Yale Law School you are entering has never been a law school that simply defends what is. Your law school —Yale Law School—has always been a law school that fights for what ought to be.”


Harold Hongju Koh

Sterling Professor of International Law and Former Dean