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FLPC Seeking New Clinical Instructor

Come work with us at the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic! Reporting to the Director of the Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), the Clinical Instructor will work independently and with Clinic staff and students on a […]

People in Puerto Rico Can’t Get the Same Hepatitis C Meds as Other American Citizens Do

Originally published by Tonic on January 2, 2019. Written by Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News. Drugs that can cure hepatitis C revolutionized care for millions of Americans living with the deadly liver infection. The drugs came with a steep price tag—one that […]

Obamacare Architect: Dire Consequences for Massachusetts

Originally published by the Boston Herald on December 16, 2018. Written by Jordan Graham. The architect of Obamacare warned the Affordable Care Act could die if the U.S. Supreme Court backs a ruling by a Texas judge calling the law unconstitutional […]

2018 Farm Bill Includes Major Food Waste Reduction Provisions, Including Several FLPC Recommendations

Written by Katie Sandson, FLPC Clinical Fellow; JD ’17, Harvard Law School This week, the House and Senate passed the 2018 Farm Bill, and the bill is expected to be signed early next week. The 2018 farm bill is the […]

Farm Bill Passes House And Senate

Originally published by FBLE on December 12, 2018. The 2018 Farm Bill just passed the House (368-47), after passing the Senate yesterday (87-13). The Bill now goes to the President’s desk. Here is the 10,000 foot view of the 2018 […]

Congress’s Conference Report Solidifies Farm Bill Support for Major Food Waste Reduction Measures

40 percent of food in the U.S. goes to waste each year, costing billions of dollars, preventing wholesome food from getting to people in need, and causing tremendous ecological harm. The 2018 Farm Bill represents a crucial opportunity to address […]

Apply Today for the 2019 Food Law Student Leadership Summit

The 2019 Food Law Student Leadership Summit is now accepting applications. The 2019 Summit will be held April 5-7th in Washington, D.C. at the Georgetown University Law Center. The event will be co-hosted by the Harrison Institute for Public Law, O’Neill Institute for National and […]

CHLPI has a New Home!

  CHLPI and FLPC have found a new home on the Harvard Law School campus at 1607 Massachusetts Avenue! The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation and the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic moved into the […]

CHLPI and Health Leaders Gather to Improve Lung Cancer Policies in West Virginia

Written by Stephanie Kwan, student in the Health Law and Policy Clinic, Fall 2018. CHLPI and Health Leaders Gather to Improve Lung Cancer Policies in West Virginia Lung cancer kills more West Virginians than breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers combined. […]

Academy of Food Law and Policy Conference at Harvard Law School

Written by Erika Dunyak, FLPC Clinical Fellow and AFLP Conference attendee. On October 5th, 2018, the Academy of Food Law and Policy (AFLP) held its inaugural conference at Harvard Law School, co-hosted by Harvard Law Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC). The conference […]