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September 8, 2014

Gabriel J. Michael Named Thomson Reuters Fellow

Gabriel J. Michael is the 2014-2015 Thomson Reuters Fellow at Yale Law School. His research will bring a political science perspective to the study of global information regulation.
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August 29, 2014

Yale Information Society Project Welcomes New Fellows

The Yale Information Society Project at Yale Law School announces the 2014-2015 Resident Fellows.
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March 10, 2014

Yale ISP to Host Conference on Innovation Law March 30, 2014

Yale ISP will host a conference titled "Innovation Law Beyond IP," on March 30, 2014. The conference is sponsored by the Thomson Reuters Initiative on Law and Technology.
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February 12, 2014

Yale ISP Law Enforcement and Hacking Conference Scheduled for February 18

A conference on Law Enforcement and Hacking will take place at Yale Law School on February 18, 2014. The conference is sponsored by Thomson Reuters.
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December 18, 2013

MFIA Clinic Files Lawsuit to Compel Disclosure of Documents Related to International Intellectual Property Trade Negotiations

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, part of Yale ISP, has filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Trade Representative seeking to compel meaningful disclosure regarding the secret negotiations over the intellectual property rules in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
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October 16, 2013

UN Special Rapporteurs to Discuss Drone Killings, Cultural Rights at Yale Law School

UN Rapporteurs will give two talks on drone killings and cultural rights as part of an event organized by the Information Society Project's Foreign Affairs in the Internet Age Initiative.
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August 21, 2013

BJ Ard ’10 and Esteve Sanz Named Thomson Reuters Fellows

Thomson Reuters Fellows work closely with Yale faculty and staff studying cutting-edge issues at the intersection of law, technology and media.
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June 18, 2013

Names of Guantanamo Detainees Released After FOIA Request Filed by Yale Law School’s MFIA Clinic

The Obama administration approves the release of records identifying Guantanamo Bay detainees following a FOIA request from the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School.
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June 11, 2013

Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, ACLU Ask Spy Court to Release Secret Opinions on Patriot Act Surveillance Powers

Yale Law School's Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic joins with American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to file lawsuit with Spy Court Seeking the Release of Opinions on Patriot Act Surveillance Powers.
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June 10, 2013

PRISM's Legal Basis: How We Got Here, and What We Can Do to Get Back—A Commentary by Margot E. Kaminski ’10

Margot E. Kaminski ’10 is a Research Scholar in Law, Executive Director of the Information Society Project, and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 14, 2013

Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic Reflects on NYC Schools Chancellor Freedom of Information Victory

Yale Law School's Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic reflects on victory in Freedom of Information battle for emails involving a controversial NYC schools chancellor appointment.
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April 12, 2013

Information Society Project to Host Panel on Patent-Assertion Entities

Panel discussion on patent-assertion entities will take place at Yale Law School on April 16, 2013.
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February 21, 2013

Location Tracking and Biometrics Conference to Examine Issues of Privacy in New Age of Technology

Yale Law School's Information Society Project will host the Location Tracking and Biometrics Conference on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
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January 4, 2013

Media Freedom Clinic Files FOIA Suit Against DEA for Footage of Raid That Killed Dozens

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic has brought a Freedom of Information Act action against the Drug Enforcement Administration to compel the agency to release aerial surveillance footage of a 2010 raid in Jamaica that led to the deaths of more than 70 civilians, including one U.S. citizen.
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January 2, 2013

Journalist Bill McMichael and Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic Prevail Over Department of Defense in FOIA Case

In a victory for students in the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, a federal judge has rejected an attempt by the Department of Defense to shield investigatory records from review under the Freedom of Information Act.
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December 11, 2012

Visual Law Project Film on Solitary Confinement Premieres Dec. 11 at Yale Law School

A Visual Law Project documentary on supermax prisons and solitary confinement will premiere at Yale Law School on Dec. 11, 2012.
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December 5, 2012

MFIA Files Petition Seeking Release of New York City Conduit Maps

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic has filed an Article 78 petition in the Supreme Court of New York seeking the release of New York City conduit maps.
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November 21, 2012

In the Digital Info Age, How Can Reporters Protect Their Sources? Conference Nov. 29

A conference on “Protecting Journalism: Anonymous and Secure Communications for Reporters and Sources” will be held Nov. 29 at Yale Law School.
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November 19, 2012

Reuters COO Stuart Karle to Discuss Impact of U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal

Reuters Chief Operation Officer Stuart Karle will discuss the notorious phone hacking scandal in the U.K. and its impact on the media in a talk at Yale Law School on Nov. 26.
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September 7, 2012

Information Society Project 15th Reunion Sept. 28-29 at Yale Law School

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School will hold a 15th reunion celebration Sept. 28 and 29 at Yale Law School.
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August 20, 2012

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette ’11 and Bryan Choi Named Thomson Reuters Fellows

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette ’11 and Bryan Choi have been named Thomson Reuters fellows at Yale Law School for 2012-2013.
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August 20, 2012

Anjali Dalal ’10 Named Google Policy Fellow for 2012-2013

Anjali Dalal ’10 has been named a Google Policy Fellow for 2012-2013 at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.
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April 4, 2012

Conference on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism Will Look at Constitutional Interpretation

“Constitutional Interpretation and Change: A Conference on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism” will be held on April 27-28, 2012, at Yale Law School.
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March 9, 2012

Global Censorship Conference to be Held March 30-April 1 at Yale Law School

The Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression at Yale Law School will be holding a conference on global censorship from March 30 to April 1, 2012, at Yale Law School.
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February 8, 2012

Emily Bazelon ’00 and Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic Win Access to Settlement Agreement in Phoebe Prince Case

In a victory for both Yale Law fellow and lecturer Emily Bazelon ’00 and Yale Law School clinic students, a Massachusetts Superior Court recently ordered disclosure of a settlement agreement between the town of South Hadley, Mass., and the family of a teenager whose 2010 suicide after being bullied at school attracted national news attention.
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November 18, 2011

Victory for Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic as Appeals Court Upholds Online Anonymity

The Illinois Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court ruling ordering the disclosure of the identity of a person who had criticized a political candidate on a newspaper website.
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October 26, 2011

Information Society Project Highlights Accomplishments in 2010-2011 Annual Report

The Yale Law School Information Society Project has released its 2010-2011 annual report, highlighting the center’s institutional and individual accomplishments for the 2010-2011 academic year.
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October 17, 2011

Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression Will Promote Freedom of Speech and Press, Access to Information

Yale Law School and Floyd Abrams have announced the formation of The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression at Yale Law School, dedicated to promoting freedom of speech, freedom of the press and access to information.
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September 13, 2011

Yale Law School and Thomson Reuters Announce Establishment of Thomson Reuters Initiative at the Yale Information Society Project

Yale Law School and Thomson Reuters have announced the establishment of the Thomson Reuters Initiative on Law and Technology at the Yale Information Society Project.
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August 19, 2011

Yale Visual Law Project Caps Successful First Year With Release of Two Student-Produced Films

A new program teaching Yale Law School students how to use film to present legal arguments has marked the successful completion of its first year with the release of two documentaries.
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March 21, 2011

A Conversation with Rachel Maddow March 28, Open to Yale Community

MSNBC TV host Rachel Maddow will be at Yale Law School on March 28 for a Q&A with Visiting Associate Professor Amy Kapczynski ’03.
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February 16, 2011

ISP Hosts Conference on Advertising in the Digital Age

“From Mad Men to Mad Bots: Advertising in the Digital Age” will look at the profound impact the Internet and new information technologies have had on advertising and examine how businesses are harnessing new technologies to reimagine and redesign what advertising is, and how it works.
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January 14, 2011

Witness from Guantanamo—A Conversation with Carol Rosenberg and Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

A special event, “Witness from Guantanamo,” featuring Miami Herald staff writer Carol Rosenberg and YLS lecturer Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL, will take place on January 25 at Yale Law School.
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November 11, 2010

MFIA and New York Times Win FOIA Case; Ruling Clarifies Law Surrounding Personal Privacy Exemption

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum and The New York Times prevailed in a New York Federal District Court when a Magistrate Judge granted a motion for summary judgment in a Freedom of Information Act suit.
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August 16, 2010

Yale ISP Highlights Accomplishments in 2009-2010 Annual Report

The Information Society Project has released its 2009-2010 annual report, highlighting the center’s institutional and individual accomplishments for the past academic year.
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July 22, 2010

MFIA Wins Appeal Seeking Access to Sealed Records; Ruling Guarantees Strong Protections for Newsgatherers

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum scored a victory in July when a New York state appellate court ruled in the case Mosallem v. Berenson.
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February 4, 2010

Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum Looks to Increase Government Transparency and Support the Public’s Right to Know

Yale Law School has announced the launch of the Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum.
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August 28, 2009

ISP Hosts A2K Global Academy, Announces Research From India and China

The Yale Information Society Project hosted a gathering of the Access to Knowledge Global Academy August 19-20 at Yale Law School.
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September 10, 2008

Kaltura Prize Awarded for Access to Knowledge Writing Competition

Victoria Stodden is the recipient of the Access to Knowledge writing competition, sponsored by Kaltura, for her paper "Enabling Reproducible Research: Open Licensing for Scientific Innovation."
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May 19, 2008

ISP Announces Kaltura Prize in A2K3 Writing Competition

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School (ISP) and the International Journal of Communications Law and Policy (IJCLP) have announced their fifth interdisciplinary writing competition and call for papers in conjunction with the third Access to Knowledge (A2K3) Conference taking place September 8-10, 2008, in Geneva, Switzerland.
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April 30, 2008

Information Society Project Issues Technology Policy Recommendations

The Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School has issued a set of technology policy recommendations aimed at helping shape public debate on the topic during the current U.S. presidential election.
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March 5, 2008

Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference May 20-23 in New Haven

The 18th annual “Computers, Freedom, and Privacy” conference being held May 20-23 at the Omni Hotel in New Haven. The conference, subtitled “Technology Policy ’08,” is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery, AOL, and Google, in conjunction with the Yale Law School Information Society Project and the Yale Law and Media Program.
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February 11, 2008

ISP To Host A2K3 Conference September 8-10 in Geneva

The Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School will host the third Access to Knowledge Conference (A2K3) September 8-10, 2008, in Geneva, Switzerland.
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February 11, 2008

Yale ISP Forms Coalition To Address Challenges of Education in the Digital Era

The Yale Law School Information Society Project (ISP) has joined with more than a dozen institutions and individuals from around the world to create the Dynamic Coalition on Digital Education (DCoDE) will develop norms, policies and regulations that promote the best use of technological resources in education.
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January 29, 2008

Information Society Project Lunch Speaker Series Begins Feb. 5

The Information Society Project’s Spring 2008 Lunch Speaker Series will be held weekly on Tuesdays from February 5 through May 6.
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December 5, 2007

Information Society Project Names Executive Director

The Information Society Project (ISP) welcomes Dr. Laura DeNardis as the new Executive Director and an Associate Research Scholar at Yale Law School.
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December 5, 2007

Information Society Project Names A2K Program Director

The Information Society Project (ISP) welcomes Lea Shaver as the new Access to Knowledge Program Director and Associate Research Scholar in Law.
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November 6, 2007

Yale Symposium to Explore Legal Aspects of Reputations on the Internet

Yale ISP will hold an interdisciplinary conference titled “Symposium on Reputation Economies in Cyberspace."

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