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FLPC and Partner Launch the Global Food Donation Policy Atlas

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) is excited to announce the launch of our latest project, the Global Food Donation Policy Atlas. The Atlas is a two-year collaborative project that will chart the laws and policies […]

Mississippi Health Care Providers Breaking the Law with Large Medical Bills that Patients Don’t Have to Pay, Report Finds

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Originally published by Mississippi Today on March 11, 2019. Written by Anna Wolfe. Health care providers in Mississippi continue to break the law by sending patients large, out-of-pocket medical bills that they don’t have to pay, concludes a Harvard Law School […]

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation Highlights Policies That Would Strengthen Balance Billing Protections in Mississippi

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The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School announces the release of Unfinished Business: Bolstering Balance Billing Protections in Mississippi.  The report provides an overview of Mississippi’s current law prohibiting “balance billing” and offers policy solutions that […]

RFP: Approaches to Reducing Consumption of Sugar

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC), with support from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, is working with community organizations and government entities to identify locally-supported policies that will reduce sugar consumption and build capacity for […]

FLPC Releases Advocacy and Lobbying Guide for Food Policy Councils

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The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) released a new resource today for food policy councils and others working to change the food system. Advocacy & Lobbying 101 […]

Mississippi Delta Fellowship 2019-2021: Applications Being Accepted

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Mississippi Delta Fellowship, 2019 – 2021 Full Delta Fellowship Application Description, Details, and Requirements Applications due by midnight on March 25, 2019 Based in the Mississippi Delta, the Delta Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for law school graduates to inform and catalyze […]

CHLPI’s Robert Greenwald Quoted in Bloomberg Law Article on HIV Drug Coverage

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A February 22, 2019 article from Bloomberg Law includes an interview with CHLPI’s Faculty Director and HLS Professor Robert Greenwald. The article, Trump’s Call to End HIV at Odds With Silence on Coverage Woes, written by reporter Jacquie Lee explores the […]

Maryland Seeks to Expand Complete Streets Program to Prioritize Food Access

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Written by Alex Harding, student in the Food Law & Policy Clinic, Spring 2019. On February 7th, FLPC provided written testimony to the Maryland Environment & Transportation Committee in support of a bill that would expand the state’s “Complete Streets” […]

Survey: Misunderstanding Food Date Labels Linked With Higher Food Discards

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A new survey examining U.S. consumer attitudes and behaviors related to food date labels found widespread confusion, leading to unnecessary discards, increased waste and food safety risks. The survey analysis was led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for […]

FLPC Welcomes Visiting Scholar Cameron Faustman

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Professor Cameron Faustman has spent his 30 year academic career in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, University of Connecticut (UConn).  His teaching and research activities have focused on the fundamental science associated with quality, preservation and safety of […]