CHLPI Blog

Litigation Project Trip to Denver

Written by Hanna Ali, Summer 2017 intern in the Health Law and Policy Clinic. Iowa. Or rather, “aiwa.” means “yes” in Arabic. It is frequently used in casual speech, carrying undertones of understanding, common ground, and empathy. I use the […]

FLPC Storms Capitol Hill to Advocate for Solutions to Food Waste

Written by Victoria Shoots & Talia Ralph, Summer 2017 interns in the Food Law and Policy Clinic. During our final week as FLPC interns, we headed to the nation’s Capitol to join with celebrity chefs, Food Policy Action, ReFED, the […]

FLPC Welcomes New Team Member Nicole Negowetti

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is happy to welcome Nicole Negowetti, who joins as a Clinical Instructor. Prior to joining FLPC, Nicole was Policy Director of the Good Food Institute, a nonprofit organization focused on creating a […]

Massachusetts Food Waste Reduction Policy Priorities: A Legislative Briefing

Written by Ariel Ardura, Summer 2017 intern in the Food Law and Policy Clinic. People care deeply about food waste reduction, a fact that was clearly evident at the Massachusetts Statehouse this past Wednesday. State Congressmen and Congresswomen, staffers, and […]

Fueling Our Work to Reduce Food Waste: A Workshop in Maryland

Written by Talia Ralph, Summer 2017 intern in the Food Law and Policy Clinic. Once you start working on food waste issues, you start to see it everywhere—from your bleary-eyed 7 a.m. breakfast at your hotel’s buffet to the conference […]

CA Governor Signs Food is Medicine Pilot into Law

Thousands of Californians who struggle with serious illness will soon find it easier to eat healthy meals that are just right for the nutrition challenges unique to their diseases. Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed California SB 97 into law, funding […]

Webinar on the “Blueprint for a National Food Strategy” Available Online

On June 15, 2017, Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School held a webinar to explore the recently released Blueprint for a National Food Strategy. FLPC’s Emily Broad […]

FLPC Director Emily Broad Leib, along with Vermont Law Professor Laurie Beyranevand, Make the Case for a National Strategy in Georgetown’s Food & Drug Law Journal

In the most recent issue of Georgetown’s Food and Drug Law Journal, HFLPC’s Director Emily Broad Leib and Laurie Beyranevand, the Senior Faculty Fellow for Food Law and Policy at the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont […]

Advocacy in Action

Written by Michael Cunniff, Spring 2017 student in the Health Law and Policy Clinic.   Seeing advocacy in action was the thing that stuck with me the most at the Tackling Lung Cancer in Kentucky Workshop. I was there to present with […]

The Diné Bich’iya (Navajo Food Sovereignty) Summit

Written by Erik Federman, Spring 2017 student in the Food Law and Policy Clinic.   “Food has been used as a weapon against the Navajo Nation.”   With those words, Amber Crotty, a delegate to the Navajo Nation Council, began her […]