Food Law & Policy

CHLPI Summer Internship Program 2015, Now Accepting Applications

The Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) is seeking summer interns for its 2015 summer clinic semester in its Health Law and Policy Clinic and its Food Law and Policy Clinic. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will review applications starting in January 2015. For questions about the summer […]

Deans’ Food System Challenge Successfully Kicked-off!

by Amanda Phillips (JD ’15) Last week a group of Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and Food Law Seminar students crossed the river to join over 200 students and guests at the Harvard Business School for the launch of the Deans’ Food System Challenge. The Challenge, sponsored by Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow and T.H. Chan School of Public Health Dean Julio Frenk […]

Recent Event: Deans’ Food System Challenge Kickoff

  October 27 Deans’ Food System Challenge Kickoff Join HLS Dean Martha Minow and keynote speaker Ayr Muir, founder and CEO of Clover Food Lab, in officially kicking off the 2015 Deans’ Food System Challenge. The Challenge invites creative and entrepreneurial students to develop innovative ideas to improve the health, social, and environmental outcomes of […]

On the Ground: Farm to School in Grundy County, Tennessee

by Kristen Gurley (JD ’15) and Amanda Phillips (JD ’15) Grundy County, Tennessee, has nearly 14,000 residents, 360 square miles of land, seven public schools . . . and only two grocery stores. On our recent trip to the county for the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, we asked how the former could possibly […]

Recent Event: 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 […]