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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, October 25, 2018


In The Press

Lawsuit: Trump Punishing The Press Is Unconstitutional

Richard French Live

Students from Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) are interviewed about the clinic’s involvement in a First Amendment lawsuit filed against President Trump.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019


News

Lisa Austin on Privacy, Social Identity, and Manipulation

At the Seminar in Private Law, Professor Lisa Austin, Chair in Law and Technology, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, led the session titled “Privacy, Social Identity and Manipulation.”

Friday, October 5, 2018


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Wednesday, June 13, 2018


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Wednesday, March 14, 2018


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Thursday, March 1, 2018


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Monday, December 18, 2017


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Monday, November 20, 2017


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Friday, July 26, 2019


In The Press

Your Employer has More Intimate Data on You than Amazon, Apple or Facebook

MarketWatch

Resident Fellow Tiffany C. Li is quoted about data privacy in the workplace.

Monday, July 15, 2019


In The Press

Securing 5G: Challenges and Recommendations — A Commentary by Robert Williams

Council on Foreign Relations

Robert D. Williams is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and yje Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Monday, April 8, 2019


In The Press

Yale law group steps up to defend NancyonNorwalk—A Commentary by Leah Ferentinos

Stamford Advocate

Leah Ferentinos is an Associate Research Scholar at Yale Law School.

Friday, February 8, 2019


In The Press

In Apple vs. Facebook, Let Users Decide—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

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

Thursday, January 31, 2019


In The Press

Apple vs. Facebook: It’s Not All About Privacy—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.

Thursday, October 25, 2018


In The Press

Lawsuit: Trump Punishing The Press Is Unconstitutional

Richard French Live

Students from Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) are interviewed about the clinic’s involvement in a First Amendment lawsuit filed against President Trump.

Student Profile Videos


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Misha Guttentag

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

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David Schleicher

Professor of Law