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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

Thursday, June 01, 2017


In The Press

China’s Unprecedented Cyber Law Signals Its Intent to Protect a Precious Commodity: Data

MIT Technology Review

Graham Webster, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about new cybersecurity legislation in China.

Saturday, May 27, 2017


In The Press

China to launch cybersecurity law despite concerns

Daily Mail

Graham Webster, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about new cybersecurity legislation in China.

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

Thursday, June 1, 2017


In The Press

China’s Unprecedented Cyber Law Signals Its Intent to Protect a Precious Commodity: Data

MIT Technology Review

Graham Webster, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about new cybersecurity legislation in China.

Saturday, May 27, 2017


In The Press

China to launch cybersecurity law despite concerns

Daily Mail

Graham Webster, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about new cybersecurity legislation in China.

Monday, May 8, 2017


In The Press

I Side With the 'Bad Guys' on Encryption—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


In The Press

ACLU sues LAPD for public records act violations

Los Angeles Sentinel

A lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department filed by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic and the ACLU is discussed in an article.

Monday, April 24, 2017


In The Press

Free speech advocates oppose Idaho’s ag-gag law

Idaho Falls Post Register

The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression is among a number of groups who have signed amicus briefs in support of a challenge to the “ag-gag” laws in Idaho.

Friday, March 31, 2017


In The Press

Privacy Is the Price We Pay for Our Internet Lives—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Student Profile Videos


'17

Misha Guttentag

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

The breadth and depth of public interest opportunities at Yale Law School are incredible, and the unique curriculum allows us to dive in as first-year students.”


Stephanie Kim

Class of 2014