CHLPI Blog

New Job Opportunity: Mississippi Delta Fellow, 2020

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The Mississippi Delta Fellowship connects recent law school graduates to on-the-ground, community-centered work in the Mississippi Delta. Based in the heart of the South and home of the Blues, the Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to inform and catalyze community […]

Harvard Law School & NVHR Launch Updated Data on Discriminatory Hepatitis C Treatment Restrictions in 52 Medicaid Programs and Send Letter to CMS Urging an End to State Violations of Federal Medicaid Law

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The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) today launched an update to “Hepatitis C: State of Medicaid Access,” an interactive project grading all 50 state Medicaid programs, […]

FLPC Releases Report Calling for Greater Nutrition Education in the Medical Field

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) released a new report today identifying policy approaches to increase nutrition competency of U.S-trained physicians. Doctoring Our Diets: Policy Tools to Include Nutrition in U.S. Medical Training highlights the current [...]

CHLPI Welcomes New Team Member Aiza Khan

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The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation is excited to welcome Aiza Khan to the team as a Staff Assistant! Aiza received her B.S. in Communication Studies from Emerson College in 2016. At school she had two focuses in […]

FLPC Welcomes New Team Member Ariel Ardura

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is excited to welcome Ariel Ardura to the team as a Clinical Fellow! Ariel received her JD in 2019 from Georgetown University Law Center, where she gained a range of […]

Here’s How We Solve the Planet’s Food Waste Problem

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Earlier this month, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a dire report highlighting the enormous environmental impact of agriculture. But the report also pointed to a clear way for us to feed more mouths without causing more planetary destruction: We […]

FLPC Welcomes New Team Member Emma Scott

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) welcomes Emma Scott to the team as a Clinical Instructor! Emma joined the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic in August 2019 as a Clinical Instructor. Her work currently […]

Representatives Pingree and Newhouse Introduce Legislation to Standardize Food Date Labels

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Last week, Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced the Food Date Labeling Act of 2019 (H.R. 3981), federal legislation to standardize date labels on food products. The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) enthusiastically supports this […]

USDA Gave Almost 100 Percent Of Trump’s Trade War Bailout To White Farmers

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Originally published by FBLE on July 24, 2019. Last July, the Trump administration announced a major new subsidy program designed to help farmers weather America’s ongoing trade war with China. That initiative—dubbed the Market Facilitation Program (MFP)—has become the single largest source […]

FLPC Welcomes New Team Member Melissa Shapiro

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) welcomes Melissa Shapiro to the team as a Clinical Instructor! Melissa joined the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic in July 2019 as a Clinical Instructor. Immediately prior […]