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Resources for the LGBTQ+ Community During Coronavirus

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This blog post was written by Health Law & Policy Clinic student Leigh Thomas (’21). The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new virus with many unknowns. The severity of the outbreak and the impact of containment measures on communities […]

New Horizons For The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program In Disasters And Pandemics (D-SNAP & P-SNAP)

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Originally published on April 1, 2020 by Farm Bill Law Enterprise (FBLE). Written by Juston Jaco, FLPC student. While it’s currently a challenge not to keep up with the latest developments on COVID-19, you might not know that states have been tirelessly submitting […]

Gresham v. Azar

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Originally published on March 2, 2020 by Harvard Law Review. Written by Jenny Samuels, HLPC student. In 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a division of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), issued new guidance to states […]

Food Loss, Waste, and Donation in India: Travel Notes from Two Student Clinicians

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This blog post was written by FLPC students Taylor Dodson and Kelley McGill. As part of the ongoing Global Food Donation Policy Atlas Project, we had the opportunity to travel to India over J-term with the Harvard Law School Food […]

Food Loss, Waste, and Donation in Peru: Travel Notes from a Student Clinician

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This blog post was written by FLPC advanced clinic student Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj, JD Candidate 2021 When fellow FLPC student clinician, Jordan, and I landed in Lima, Peru for our Global Food Donation Policy Atlas site visit, we didn’t know exactly […]

Block Grants: Fiscal Conservatism Repackaged as Flexibility

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This blog post was written by Kamika Shaw, a Student in 2017 Spring Semester of Harvard Law School’s Public Health Law and Policy Seminar. By any measure, the state of the American health care system is in flux.[i] As part of a […]

An Accidental Case Study: Emily’s Bone Marrow Donation

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This blog post was written by Nate Szyman, a Student in 2016 Fall Semester of Harvard Law School’s Public Health Law and Policy Seminar Recently I spent the day at the hospital with my wife, Emily, as she donated bone marrow […]

Food Insecurity on Campus

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This blog post was written by Susanna Barron, a Student in 2016 Fall Semester of Harvard Law School’s Public Health Law and Policy Seminar. As I was reading the assigned articles about SNAP benefits, particularly those focused on the political rhetoric […]

Medicaid Expansion Might be in Danger, But It’s Still Worth Fighting For

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This blog post was written by Denise Nakiyaga Babirye, a Student in 2016 Fall Semester of Harvard Law School’s Public Health Law and Policy Seminar.  I originally wrote this in October, prior to the election. While President-elect Trump seems committed to […]

The Unfortunate Interdependence Among Politics, Poverty and Health Care

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This blog post was written by Namita Dhawan, a Student in 2017 Fall Semester of Harvard Law School’s Public Health Law and Policy Seminar.  Ideological differences between Republicans and Democrats have proved obstructive to the well-being of millions of Americans, particularly […]