FLPC Director Testifies in Front of House Agriculture Committee

On Wednesday, May 26, 2016, the Director of the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, Emily Broad Leib, provided testimony at House Agriculture Committee Hearing on Food Waste from Field to Table. Members of the House Agriculture Committee heard from a variety of witnesses from industry, academia and the private sector who shared their efforts and […]

FLPC Welcomes Food Law and Policy Clinic 2016 Summer Interns

The Harvard Food Law and Policy is pleased to welcome the following interns working in the clinic for the summer. Jabari Brown is a rising 3L at University of Oregon School of Law, and a member of the executive committee of the Food Law Student Network. He in interested in urban gardens, food policy, and the promotion […]

CHLPI Welcomes Health Law and Policy Clinic 2016 Summer Interns

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation is pleased to welcome the following interns working in the Health Law and Policy Clinic for the summer. Bobby Joe Dale III is a rising 3L at the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, TX. In December 2011, he graduated with a B.A. in French from […]

Senator Blumenthal and Representative Pingree Introduce Companion Bills to Standardize Date Labels

Written by The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic Today, Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representative Chellie Pingree introduced companion bills to standardize food date labels across the United States. We at the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) enthusiastically support these bills. We have been working since the release of our 2013 report, The […]

EXPIRED in Washington, D.C.

Written by Katie Sandson,  J.D. ’17, Harvard Law School; Images provided by Senator Richard Blumenthal’s office I have been a clinical student in the Food Law and Policy clinic since January 2016. As a continuing clinical student this semester, I have been working on FLPC’s food waste and food recovery initiatives, including work on the […]

Pittsburgh Food Policy Council Hosts the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic

Written and original published by the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council. Since January, the PFPC, along with Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS), have been working with the Harvard Food Law & Policy Clinic to produce a report of current laws & policies, as well as best practices related to the school food environment. Specifically, the Clinic – working from the great groundwork PPS Food Service has […]

Former FLPC Clinic Student Authors Op-Ed on Summer Meals in Arkansas

Tommy Tobin, a Spring 2015 Student in the Harvard Food Law & Policy Clinic, recently published an op-ed on the Summer Food Service Program in Arkansas’ leading newspaper. In “Aid for Arkansas’ Hungry Kids,” published by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (registration required), Tommy outlined the problems facing young people and their families over the summer months. Excerpt from the […]

CHLPI Faculty Director to be Honored by Harvard Law School Student Government

Robert Greenwald, CHLPI’s Faculty Director and Professor of Law, will be honored by Harvard Law School’s Student Government in April 2016 with the newly created Teaching & Advising Award. The Award is meant to recognize both exemplary instruction and the ability of an instructor to inspire personal and intellectual development outside the classroom. The criteria for […]

The Importance of Food Policy Councils

Emily Broad Leib, director of the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, recently sat down with Anna Lipin from Lucky Peach to discuss food policy councils. Excerpt from the interview: “How does a food-policy council address those issues? ‘A food-policy council is a group of individuals from diverse backgrounds—government officials, parents, doctors, teachers, and nonprofit […]

My Experience at AIDSWatch

Written by Anthony Parel, Northeastern University Class of 2016, and Winter 2016 Health Law and Policy Intern. Images courtesy of AIDSUnited. Last month, I stepped into a room where idealism could transform into realism through the voices of the strong and battle-tested. It was in this room where individuals from all across the United States […]