CHLPI Blog

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Food Law Student Leadership Summit

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The Food Law Student Leadership Summit convenes law students from around the country who share a passion for creating a transparent, equitable, just, and sustainable food system. Food law and policy is a fast-growing field within the legal profession and society at […]

New Bill Would Make Massachusetts the First State in the Nation to Comprehensively Test “Food As Medicine”

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On Monday, October 21, Senator Julian Cyr and Representative Denise Garlick moved to make Massachusetts the first state in the country to comprehensively test the impact of nutrition interventions in health care. The new legislation would establish a Food and […]

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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Published August 21, 2019 by Grist. Written by Maddie Stone. 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 [...]

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 […]