CHLPI Blog

FLPC Releases Organic Waste Bans Toolkit

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Center for EcoTechnology released a new toolkit today on state and local organic waste bans, policies that restrict the amount of food or organic waste that can be […]

CHLPI Seeks Administrative Assistant

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CHLPI is looking for a part-time (17.5 hours a week with full benefits) administrative assistant to serve as the faculty assistant to two faculty members and report to the faculty and the Administrative Director of the Center for Health Law and […]

Planting the Seeds for Healthy Food Access

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Written June 2019 by Grace Truong, J.D. ’19 for Harvard Law School’s Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs. I joined the Health Law and Policy Clinic because I wanted to experience firsthand how communities use policies to promote a culture […]

Launching the Massachusetts Food is Medicine State Plan

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“Massachusetts was the first state to have universal health care . . . let’s make this state the first state that everyone living with chronic disease . . . will have access to nutritious healthy food . . .” – […]

A Helpful Move on Food Date Labels

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This blog was originally published by NRDC on June 6, 2019. Written by: Emily Broad Leib and Katie Sandson, Jackie Suggitt at ReFED, and JoAnne Berkenkamp at NRDC. Toss it after the date on the label or keep it for later? That’s the […]

FLPC Releases Issue Brief Calling for Federal Legislation to Standardize Date Labels

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) released an issue brief today that outlines the need for federal legislation to standardize date labels on food products. Date Labels: The Case for Federal Action describes existing government and […]

CHLPI and ACLU File Class Action Lawsuit Challenging Denial of Lifesaving Hepatitis C Treatment to Hundreds of Vermont Prisoners

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After years of advocating for Vermont prisoners to have access to life-saving medication for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), the ACLU of Vermont and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation at Harvard Law School, with cooperating counsel James Valente, […]

FLPC Welcomes Food Law and Policy Clinic 2019 Summer Interns

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic is pleased to welcome the following interns working in the health clinic for the summer! Jana Caracciolo Jana is a rising 2L at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She […]

The Green New Deal and the Future of Farming

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Written by Ashley Maiolatesi, student in the Food Law and Policy Clinic. Originally published on The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group’s blog. On April 18th , Harvard Law School hosted a panel entitled “The Green New Deal and the Future […]

Consulting in the Law

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Written by FLPC clinical student Julia Nitsche for the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs of Harvard Law School. Over the course of my three semesters with the Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), I have worked on numerous projects, […]