CHLPI study finds life-threatening barriers in access to breakthrough Hepatitis C drugs

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A team of researchers from Harvard Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Brown University’s Department of Medicine, Rhode Island’s Miriam Hospital, Treatment Action Group, and Kirby Institute of Australia, has released findings from a nationwide study of Medicaid policies for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV), which affects over 3 million Americans.

CHLPI launches campaign to promote federal law and policy reforms for type 2 diabetes

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On May 19, the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) launched a campaign to promote federal law and policy reforms for type 2 diabetes prevention and management as part of CHLPI’s broader, multi-phase Providing Access to Healthy Solutions (PATHS) initiative that first worked to strengthen local and state policy to address diet-related health conditions.

Daniel Nagin appointed Vice Dean for Experiential and Clinical Education

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Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow has appointed Clinical Professor Daniel Nagin as Vice Dean for Experiential and Clinical Education. In that role, Nagin will help to further expand the Law School’s extensive offerings in the area of experience-based learning, and he will work to develop new initiatives drawing upon the school’s wide array of clinics, student practice organizations, and other opportunities for learning through hands-on experience.

A focus on food: Harvard Law School forum mines ways to protect, improve what we eat (video)

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On March 28-29, The Harvard Food Law Society and the Food Literacy Project hosted the “Just Food? Forum on Justice in the Food System” at Harvard Law School, organized as part of Harvard’s yearlong Food Better initiative, created to discuss issues surrounding what we eat.

Students premiere original documentaries at 2015 Harvard Law docfestival

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This Saturday, April 11, the Harvard Law Documentary Studio will host its 4th annual docfestival, a celebration of student-produced films exploring social and policy issues. The event, which will take place at the Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque, will feature four original short documentaries created by students from Harvard Law School, the Kennedy School of Government, […]

50 years of privacy since Griswold: Gertner, Suk and Tribe discuss landmark case

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Fifty years after the Supreme Court kicked off its line of “right to privacy” cases with Griswold v. Connecticut, which declared unconstitutional a state statute prohibiting couples from using contraceptives, a panel of three Harvard Law professors met to discuss the impact and legacy of the landmark case.