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Tough Choices Over a Pricey But Effective Drug for Hepatitis C

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Originally published by StarTribune on January 28, 2019. Written by Glenn Howatt. Hepatitis C is one of the most common infectious diseases, with the potential to cause serious liver damage, so patients were thrilled when a set of revolutionary new […]

FLPC Seeking Research Assistant (Open to HLS Students Only)

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The Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) serves partner organizations and communities by providing guidance on cutting-edge food system issues, while engaging law students in the practice of food law and policy. Specifically, FLPC focuses on increasing access to healthy […]

CHLPI Welcomes New Team Member Kristin Sukys

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The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) and the Health Law and Policy Clinic welcome Kristin Sukys to the team as a Policy Analyst! Kristin joined the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation at Harvard Law School as Project […]

FLPC Seeking New Clinical Instructor

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]