News & Events

CHLPI hosts a number of health- and food-related events throughout the academic year and presents on its areas of expertise at conferences and events around the country.

Health Law

Students and staff in the Health Law and Policy Clinic develop cutting-edge policy recommendations at the state and national levels in both the legislative and regulatory arenas.

Food Law

The Food Law and Policy Clinic aims to increase access to healthy foods, prevent diet-related diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, and assist small farmers and producers in participating in food markets.


CHLPI staff and students author reflections, ideas, and critiques of topical health law and food law and policy issues.

  • Summary of SCOTUS Decision on King v. Burwell

    On Thursday, June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court in King v. Burwell upheld the Government’s provision of health care insurance subsidies to lower-income individuals living in states with Federally-run health insurance exchanges. This case was crucially important for the continued survival of the Affordable Care Act and could have resulted in potentially five million Americans losing health care […]

  • Kellogg Foundation Awards Vermont Law School and FLPC Grant for National Food Policy Reform Project

    The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a grant of $261,965 to the  Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School and Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) to fund a project to inform national food policy reform, CAFS announced today. The goal of the project, titled “Blueprint for Integrated National Food […]

  • 6/29 Webinar: What does the Supreme Court’s Decision in King v. Burwell Mean for the Future of the Affordable Care Act?

    Webinar: Monday, June 29, 2015 3:30-4:30 PM EDT Register for the webinar On June 25, 2015, the Supreme Court upheld the subsidies for healthcare plans provided to individuals through federally-run health insurance exchanges. This landmark decision preserves healthcare access for up to 12 million Americans and keeps the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intact. It is […]

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