Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Heather K. Gerken Reappointed Dean of Yale Law School

Dean Heather K. Gerken was reappointed to a second five-year term on Jan. 19, 2022. The renewal recognizes her tireless work strengthening the School's tradition of academic excellence, fortifying support for the student body, and launching new innovative programming, among many other contributions.

Monday, December 20, 2021

MFIA Study Calls for Algorithmic Accountability

A new study from the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic surveys the sufficiency of current transparency laws in Connecticut to ensure public accountability when algorithms are used to perform government functions.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Looking Back at a Year of Work with Impact

Throughout the year, the Yale Law School community worked to effect positive change across disciplines and around the country.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

MFIA Clinic Files Suit on Behalf of Georgia Election Workers

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic filed a defamation lawsuit on Dec. 2, 2021 on behalf of two women who served as election workers in Fulton County, Georgia during the 2020 election.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Georgia Election Workers Suing Conspiracy Website over ‘Campaign of Lies’

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic is mentioned in a story about a defamation lawsuit filed by two Georgia election workers.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Suit Asks Court to Confirm Unionization of CT National Guard Members

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School represents four Connecticut state employee unions in a new lawsuit filed on Nov. 15, 2021.

Monday, November 8, 2021

Appeals Court Cites Free Exercise Clinic Brief

An appeals court cited an amicus brief from the Law School’s Free Exercise Clinic in support of a historically Black Pentecostal community.

Monday, November 1, 2021

New Federal Suit Filed Against VA on Behalf of Veterans Exposed to Radiation at Palomares Nuclear Cleanup

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School represents a U.S. Air Force veteran who was exposed to radiation at the 1966 nuclear disaster cleanup in Palomares, Spain.

Friday, October 29, 2021

MFIA Clinic Fights for Access to Recordings of Judicial Proceedings in Puerto Rico

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) clinic at Yale Law School petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling by the Puerto Rico Supreme Court cutting off all public access to judicial proceedings involving domestic violence.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Clinics Mobilize to Provide Assistance During the Pandemic

The Housing Clinic and the Community and Economic Development Clinic have worked throughout the pandemic to ameliorate the risks to tenants and small business owners.