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.

  • Round-up of Media Coverage for FLPC’s Blueprint for a National Food Strategy

    On March 13, 2017, the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School released the Blueprint for a National Food Strategy. The report marks the culmination of an 18-month collaborative project to conduct an in-depth examination of the potential for creating a national food […]

  • Reflecting on my work with the Food Law and Policy Clinic

    Originally published by Harvard Law School’s Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs on March 24, 2017. Written by Drake Carden, J.D. ’17 I have always taken an interest in food and how our food system operates, but had not done anything pertinent to the field outside of some light reading and Netflix documentary binge-watching. In […]

  • Specialty Care Policy Analysis and Development in Action: An Update

    On March 1, CHLPI staff and students traveled to Louisville, KY to facilitate the Tackling Lung Cancer in Kentucky Policy Workshop, a discussion among experts and advocates on what could be done at the state level to improve lung cancer prevention and treatment. Participants in the workshop from across the Bluegrass State developed concrete action […]

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