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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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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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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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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 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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April 1, 2012

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL Named to List of Outstanding U.S. Journalists by NYU Journalism Faculty

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL has been selected one of “The 100 Outstanding Journalists in the United States in the Last 100 Years” by the journalism faculty at New York University.
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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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December 6, 2011

Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic Wins Access to Emails Between NYC Mayor’s Office and Former City Schools Chancellor

In a victory for freedom of information and Yale Law School clinic students, the New York Supreme Court on Nov. 23 ordered the disclosure of emails between New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office and a controversial former New York City schools chancellor.
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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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November 14, 2011

Moot Court Finals December 5 Will Consider Whether FCC Indecency Standards are Constitutional

The constitutionality of the Federal Communications Commission’s indecency standards will be considered at the Morris Tyler Moot Court finals on Dec. 5.
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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 28, 2011

Moot Court Finals April 26—Can Congress Restore Copyright Protection After It Has Expired?

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals on April 26 will consider whether Congress has the constitutional power to restore copyright protection once it has expired.
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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 20, 2011

Doug Liman Film, Fair Game, Showing Jan. 25; Panel Discussion with Liman, Bazelon, Edelstein, Crock, Resnik Follows

The Liman Public Interest Program and Lustman Fellowship will co-sponsor a free screening of the Doug Liman film, Fair Game, on January 25 at 8 p.m. in Sudler Hall.
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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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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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April 2, 2008

Yale Daily News Reports on “Covering Scandals” Panel

The Yale Daily News reports on the panel discussion, “Covering Scandals: Investigative Reporters, Their Lawyers, and the Process of Breaking Controversial News,” hosted by the Law and Media Program.
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March 5, 2008

Law and Media Panel Discussion—"Covering Scandals"—April 1

The Yale Law School Law and Media Program will host a panel discussion on April 1 titled “Covering Scandals: Investigative Reporters, Their Lawyers, and the Process of Breaking Controversial News.”
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June 14, 2002

Yale Law School Announces Recipients of Knight Fellowships in Law for Journalists

Yale Law School has announced the recipients of the Knight Fellowships in Law for Journalists for the 2002-2003 academic year. The Fellows are: Luiza Chwialkowska, National Post, Ottawa; Charles Savage, The Miami Herald; and Dean Smith; The Charlotte Observer.
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