Wednesday, February 6, 2019

NAACP, ROLC Secure Agreement to Increase 2020 Census Transparency

The NAACP and ROLC secured a settlement in a FOIA lawsuit seeking records that shed light on preparations for the 2020 Census.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Major Step Forward in Class Action for Veterans Exposed to Radiation

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic won a 6-3 ruling in a class action lawsuit affecting thousands of veterans impacted by a 1966 clean-up operation in Palomares, Spain.

Friday, January 18, 2019

YLS Clinic Seeks Files for Pentagon Papers Case

A recent case from the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic was covered in the Yale Daily News. 

Friday, January 18, 2019

MFIA Clinic Files Lawsuit Against Coast Guard and DHS to Challenge Secret Arrests

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic filed a lawsuit against the Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security to establish the public’s First Amendment right of access to basic information about people arrested and detained by the government.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Professor James Silk ’89 Receives Human Rights Award

Professor James J. Silk ’89 was awarded the M. Shanara Gilbert Human Rights Award by the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) on January 4, 2019.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

MFIA Clinic Establishes New Ruttenberg Fellowship

Francesca Lina Procaccini has joined the Media and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) at Yale Law School as the new Ruttenberg Fellow.

Friday, December 14, 2018

SFALP Members Publish Essay on The Reach of Local Power in the Yale Law Journal Forum

Two SFALP members have teamed up to defend localities’ power to bring broad-based consumer protection suits

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Yale Clinic Honored for Launching Legal Food Hub

The Conservation Law Foundation honored the Yale Law School Ludwig Center for Community and Economic Development on December 4, 2018, for its work establishing the Connecticut Legal Food Hub.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

MFIA Clinic Files Lawsuit Against CIA

Acting for two investigative journalists, the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic has sued the Central Intelligence Agency for silencing the top FBI interrogator of Guantanamo detainee Abu Zubaydah. The lawsuit alleges a CIA effort to mislead the American public about the effectiveness of torture.