Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Lowenstein Clinic Proposes Framework to Moderate Indirect Hate Speech Online

The Lowenstein Clinic has released a report proposing how social media company Meta can take a human rights approach to moderating indirect hate speech in conflict or crisis situations. 

Monday, August 28, 2023

Following MFIA Suit, West Point Athletics Arm Begins Releasing Records

After a lawsuit filed by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, the entity that runs West Point’s sports programs has begun releasing previously financial and contractual records about the army’s sports program that it previously withheld.

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Report Examines the Migrant Wage Gap in High-Income Countries

The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School and the Global Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School have released a report indicating that migrant workers, in comparison to national workers, often face adverse wage differentials solely because of their status as migrants.

Friday, August 18, 2023

MFIA Sues Allegheny County Jail over Gag Rules

The Media Freedom and Information Access clinic at Yale Law School has sued Allegheny County for preventing employees of a Pittsburgh jail from speaking to the press without permission.

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Pittsburgh Journalist Sues Allegheny County Over Jail 'Gag Order' Policies

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic has helped bring a lawsuit against Allegheny County by a journalist that claims a county jail “gag order” violates jail staff’s First Amendment right.

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Clinics Sue Pentagon and VA Over Discriminatory Fertility Policies

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic and Reproductive Rights and Justice Project are challenging rules that exclude same-sex and unmarried couples, single veterans, and service members from eligibility for in vitro fertilization services.

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

The Ups and Downs of Advocacy

Students in Law School clinics are trained to pursue their clients’ goals on multiple fronts. When one path narrows or disappears, they continue along another.

Friday, June 30, 2023

Unanimous SCOTUS Opinion Cites Free Exercise Clinic Brief

An amicus brief by the Free Exercise Clinic was cited in a unanimous ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

MFIA Wins Disclosure of Connecticut School Choice Lottery Algorithm 

The state of Connecticut must disclose how magnet school placements are made after a win by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.