Food Law & Policy

10/22 Free Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Fed Up

Fed Up Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:30pm  6:30pm Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall DOCUMENTARY SYNOPSIS: Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. Fed Up is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of An Inconvenient Truth) and director Stephanie Soechtig, Fed […]

Food Better Campaign and Deans’ Food System Challenge Gain Media Attention

The Harvard Gazette From farm to table and everything in between September 29, 2014 Excerpted from the article: “Individuals and communities can improve the food system, according to members of the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, which has launched a yearlong, University-wide focus on how to make food distribution more equitable, sustainable, […]

Emily Broad Leib Recognized Among “Young Women to Watch”

Whole Foods Magazine Leading Ladies of the Industry Excerpted from the article: “…Emily Broad Leib is also at Harvard University. She wants to change the way food is grown. She wants to change what people can have available to eat. She’s an absolutely remarkable person.” Read the full article.

Food Law and Policy Clinic Announces Harvard iLab Deans’ Food System Challenge

The Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is thrilled to announce the Harvard iLab Deans’ Food System Challenge. The Challenge invites creative and entrepreneurial students to develop innovative ideas to improve the health, social, and environmental outcomes of the food system in the United States and around the world. Each year the Harvard Innovation Lab […]

Recent Web Events: Food Law & Policy Webinar and Coffee Shop Chat

COFFEE SHOP CHAT: Wed, Sept 24th 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Join a discussion about the Food Law and Policy Clinic with Allison Condra and Emily Broad Leib of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation. Presenters: Allison Condra, Senior Clinical Fellow, Center for Health Law  and Policy Innovation Emily Broad Leib, Director, […]

Greensboro News & Record: Another reason to expand Medicaid in NC: Rising cost of treating diabetes

September 3, 2014 The following editorial appeared in the Greensboro News & Record: Diabetes is a costly epidemic in North Carolina, and it is rapidly expanding. That’s a disturbing finding headlining a report by Harvard University researchers released earlier this year. While North Carolina is fortunate to be the focus of a diabetes study by […]

FLPC Joins the UN Zero Hunger Challenge

The Food Law and Policy Clinic is thrilled to become a participant in the United Nations Zero Hunger Challenge: an initiative to eliminate hunger worldwide. The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon launched the Zero Hunger Challenge at the Rio+20 Sustainable Development Conference in June 2012, and over 50 organizations have signed on to participate in […]

Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Signs Resolution to Support Breastfeeding

Last week, new mothers and babies in Mississippi won an important victory. On August 7th, the Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves signed into law a resolution introduced by Senator Kenneth Wayne Jones to support breastfeeding mothers in the state. Breastfeeding is an important tool in Mississippi’s fight for public health.  Scientific research has linked breastfeeding to […]

CHLPI Clinic Students Awarded Public Service Fellowships

Congratulations to the following former Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation clinic students who received 2014 Public Service Venture Fund fellowships to pursue diverse opportunities for 2014-2015. Stephanie Berger (J.D. ’14) has been awarded a fellowship to work with the Community Law Office of Jefferson County in Alabama, where she will represent indigent criminal […]

FLPC and Harvard Food Law Society Publish 2014 Food Law and Policy Career Guide

The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Harvard Food Law Society are pleased to announce the publication of the 2014 Food Law and Policy Career Guide. The area of food law and policy continues to grow rapidly, with more employment opportunities for lawyers being created each year. This third edition of the Food […]