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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

Wednesday, April 22, 2020


In The Press

Why We Filed a FOIA Request on How Many US Troops Are in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria

Just Security

The Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic is mentioned in a Just Security editorial about its FOIA request seeking U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. The clinic represents Just Security in their request.

Thursday, February 13, 2020


In The Press

America’s Hopelessly Anemic Response to One of the Largest Personal-Data Breaches Ever — A Commentary by Robert Williams

The Atlantic

Robert D. Williams is the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

October 3 Saturday

Event

Big Tech & Antitrust Conference

8:30AM
SLB Room 127

October 23 Friday

Event

AAC 2020:

8:30AM
SLB Room 129

October 24 Saturday
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Friday, February 7, 2020


2:23

Friday, October 5, 2018


1:00:48

Wednesday, June 13, 2018


41:38

Wednesday, March 14, 2018


1:12:06

Thursday, March 1, 2018


1:19:47

Monday, December 18, 2017


2:43

Thursday, June 4, 2020


In The Press

Huawei’s very bad week

National Journal

Robert Williams, executive director of the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in a National Journal article about Huawei.

Friday, May 29, 2020


In The Press

Twitter helped make Trump president. Now they’re at war

The Boston Globe

YLS clinical lecturer and Executive Director of the Information Society Project Nikolas Guggenberger is quoted in a Boston Globe article about President Trump’s relationship with Twitter.

Thursday, May 28, 2020


In The Press

Sorry, President Trump, Twitter Makes Its Own Rules — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

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

Thursday, May 28, 2020


In The Press

Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

Reuters

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack M. Balkin is quoted in a Reuters article about President Trump’s attempt to regulate social media.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020


In The Press

Trump threatens Twitter over fact checks: What’s next?

Associated Press

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is quoted in an Associated Press story about President Trump’s threat to regulate social media.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020


In The Press

Twitter becomes Trump’s latest enemy after it tags his claims as false

The Los Angeles Times

Executive Director of the Information Society Project Nikolas Guggenberger is quoted in the Los Angeles Times about President Trump’s threat to regulate social media.

Student Profile Videos


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Rebecca Wexler

A student perspective on tech law, the Information Society Project, and the Media Freedom of Information Access Clinic

It’s incredibly important to defend the rule of law. But it’s also incredibly important that we think beyond the rule of law and how are we going to empower our local communities to ensure that that vision is what our government and our elected representatives are working towards each and every single day.”


Sameer Jaywant

Class of 2018