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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 […]

Federal Court Certifies Class of Vermont Inmates Challenging Unlawful Restrictions to Hepatitis C Treatment

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Vermont correctional facilities deny hundreds of inmates access to life-saving treatment without medical justification; Coronavirus underscores danger of withholding access to critical care. The coronavirus pandemic underscores our government’s fundamental responsibility to preserve public health by containing the spread of […]

Alabama and Massachusetts are giving the addresses of people diagnosed with coronavirus to police in a bid to contain the virus

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Originally published on April 1, 2020 by Daily Mail. Written by James Gordon. Alabama and Massachusetts are handing details of people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 to the police and other emergency services Daily lists are compiled and sent over […]

Addresses of coronavirus-positive residents handed over to police in some states

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Originally published on April 1, 2020 by Yahoo Finance. Written by Stephanie Pagones. Alabama and Massachusetts health officials are sharing with law enforcement the addresses of people diagnosed with new coronavirus so emergency responders can be properly prepared when answering 911 calls involving those who […]

Waste not, want not

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Originally published on April 1, 2020 by Harvard Law Today. Written by Emily Newburger. HLS Food Law and Policy Clinic steps up its efforts in time of pandemic During a pandemic, a lot of things come to a halt, but […]

Emily Broad Leib talks Food Law and COVID-19

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Originally published by Food Tank.   Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani interviews Emily Broad Leib, Clinical Professor at Harvard Law School & Director of Harvard Law School’s Food Law & Policy Clinic, about protecting and promoting better […]

Food waste impacts emerging as coronavirus shifts life from commercial to residential

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Originally published on March 25, 2020 by Waste Dive. Written by E.A. Crunden. Dive Brief: Food waste experts are slowly assessing the short and long-term impacts of the new coronavirus, which remain murky. With the fallout likely stretching into coming […]

Feeding People in their Homes: Opportunities to Bolster Home Food Delivery for Vulnerable Communities

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This post was written by FLPC staff. Across the United States, individuals are being told to implement social distancing protocols to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Cities and states are issuing shelter in place orders to keep individuals […]

Applying Lessons Learned from the AIDS Epidemic to the Fight Against COVID-19

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A letter to Governor Charlie Baker from CHLPI’s Faculty Director Robert Greenwald.  March 20, 2020  The Honorable Charlie Baker   Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts   Boston, MA 02133   Dear Governor Baker,  I greatly appreciate your leadership in marshalling a strong response to COVID-19 here in […]