CHLPI Blog

CHLPI and FLPC Welcome New Team Members, Caitlin McCormick-Brault and Lee Miller

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) and the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) are happy to welcome new team members. Cailtin McCormick-Brault joins CHLPI as Associate Director and Clinical Instructor, and Lee Miller joins FLPC as a Clinic Fellow. Read more about the new staff below.   Caitlin McCormick-Brault is […]

FLPC, in partnership with the Food Recovery Project, Launches “Leftovers for Livestock: A Legal Guide for Using Excess Food as Animal Feed”

In the United States, approximately 63 million tons of food is wasted every year. The natural resources used to produce that food, including water, fertilizer, and land, are also lost as a consequence of this alarming amount of waste. Furthermore, this wasted food typically ends up in landfills where, as it breaks down, it leads […]

Reducing Food Waste Through Consumer Education, Part 2

Written by Jabari Brown,  J.D. Candidate 2017 at the University of Oregon School of Law, and Summer 2016 intern in the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic Read the first part of “Reducing Food Waste Through Consumer Education” Consumer education that creates awareness around food waste consequences combined with information on recognizing and implementing […]

Reducing Food Waste Through Consumer Education, Part 1

Written by Jabari Brown,  J.D. Candidate 2017 at the University of Oregon School of Law, and Summer 2016 intern in the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic As we waste food, we waste money. Overall, our nation wastes a total of 40% of all food produced. The problem of food waste is both a […]

How to Feed 350 Food Waste Experts

Originally published on Sustainable America’s blog and written by Katrina Kazda A rescued-food breakfast at the Save Food for People Conference In late June, nearly 350 entrepreneurs, practitioners, policymakers, and activists from across the country gathered at Harvard Law School for the Reduce and Recover: Save Food for People Conference to further dialogue on reaching a […]

CHLPI to Host Capstone Discussion for PATHS

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School will host Envisioning the Future of Type 2 Diabetes Policy: A PATHS Capstone Discussion in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 20, 2016. The capstone discussion will bring together experts to shape and drive CHLPI’s next steps to advance a diabetes policy agenda. […]

CHLPI Presents on Food is Medicine at the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

On May 25, 2016, team members from the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation attended the 59th Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) Council Meeting, where CHLPI’s Faculty Director Robert Greenwald moderated the panel discussion “Food is Medicine: The Case for Integrating Food and Nutrition Services into Health Reform.” Panel participants were Dr. Sheri […]

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 […]