University legal clinics, professors form national network to advance free speech and government transparency

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic announced today the launch of the Free Expression Legal Network, a coalition of law school clinicians and academic non-clinicians who provide pro bono legal support for public interest journalism.

Resources for journalists covering protests

The Press Freedom Tracker is investigating reports of more than 250 press freedom incidents, as reporters have covered protests across the country in response to a white Minneapolis police officer killing George Floyd, a Black man, on May 25. The Free Expression Legal Network is sharing a few resources for journalists — or for those FELN members who may be assisting journalists.

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The Free Expression Legal Network is a nationwide coalition of law school clinics, academics, and practitioners focused on promoting and protecting free speech, free press, and the flow of information for a more informed and engaged citizenry. The network helps members to: Share resources with one another, including pedagogical items and court-focused materials Connect with […]

About FELN

The Free Expression Legal Network is a nationwide coalition of law school clinics, academics, and practitioners focused on promoting and protecting free speech, free press, and the free flow of information to an informed and engaged citizenry. Our members work on media law, transparency, and/or access issues, either as their primary focus or as it […]