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the sign in front of the Department of State

The Department of State in Washington, D.C. The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is challenging the department's slow responses to Freedom of Information Act requests.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Professor Scott Shapiro in his cybersecurity class, seated in front of a screen with a projected news story on ransomware.

Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law Scott J. Shapiro ’90 talks to his cybersecurity class, which gives students the technological background to address issues like digital policy and national security. “It is extraordinarily difficult for law students and for legal scholars such as myself to talk intelligently about regulating an activity that we can’t even imagine,” he said. 

Monday, May 16, 2022

Among the work of the Tech Accountability & Competition is to address content moderation and hate speech on social media, social media addiction among children and teenagers, and facial recognition and police surveillance.

August 18 Thursday


Governing Conversations: BRICS & Cybersecurity

10:00AM to 11:00AM

September 8 Thursday


Governing Conversations: Inoperability

10:00AM to 11:00AM

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Tuesday, May 31, 2022

In The Press

Court Orders State Police To Reveal More Details About Misconduct by Troopers

Central Maine

Ruling in a case that the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic helped bring to court, a judge has ordered the Maine State Police to provide the state’s two biggest newspapers with previously concealed parts of police disciplinary records.

Monday, May 9, 2022

In The Press

Reversing Roe in the Digital Age


Information Society Project Executive Director Nikolas Guggenberger discusses the potential impact of overturning Roe v. Wade on online privacy issues.

Thursday, February 17, 2022

In The Press

Spotify Must Be More Transparent About its Rules of the Road — A Commentary by Tracey Meares et al.

Tech Crunch

Tracey Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School.

Sunday, February 13, 2022

In The Press

Sarah Palin May Find That Libel Doesn’t Mean What It Used To — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79


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

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

In The Press

Governments — Including Connecticut’s — Continue Using Algorithms in the Dark

Connecticut Mirror

A report released by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is cited in an article about how government agencies are using algorithms to make policy decisions.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

In The Press

Fighting Racial Bias with an Unlikely Weapon: Footnotes

The Washington Post

Head of Instruction and Lecturer in Legal Research Julie Graves Krishnaswami is quoted about footnotes in The Bluebook.

Sunday, January 2, 2022

In The Press

What to Expect from the World in 2022 — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79


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

Thursday, December 30, 2021

In The Press

Should the IRS Be Trusted With Your Data? — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79 Bloomberg

Bloomberg Tax

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

Sunday, December 26, 2021

In The Press

Battling the Big Lie is key to saving American democracy, Danforth says

St. Louis Post-DIspatch

A Missouri libel case in which the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic serves as co-counsel is discussed.

Friday, December 10, 2021

In The Press

The Metaverse Gives China a New Digital Playground to Censor


Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center Robert D. Williams is quoted about China and the metaverse.