Harvard Law School scavenger hunt for public interest

Public Interest Scavenger Hunt 2017

More than 350 students raced through the halls of Harvard Law School solving clues, answering trivia questions, and taking selfies with professors as part of the school’s first ever Public Interest Scavenger Hunt, which had students competing for prizes as the community came together to show support for students working in public interest law.

In new report, Food Law and Policy Clinic calls for federal action on food recovery

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On March 9, the Food Law and Policy Clinic of Harvard Law School and the Natural Resources Defense Council, released “Don’t Waste, Donate: Enhancing Food Donations through Federal Policy,” presenting actions the federal government should take to better align federal laws and policies with the goal of increasing the donation of safe surplus food.

This year’s Public Service Venture Fund ‘seed grant’ recipients are advocating for climate justice, sustainable development and transgender issues

Jonathan Kaufman ’06 PSVF

Since being selected last spring, Harvard Law School’s 2016 Public Service Venture Fund seed grant recipients have begun work on projects ranging from environmental litigation and advocacy to transgender healthcare and identity issues.

Sugar stands accused

Gary Taubes

Science journalist and author Gary Taubes ’77 made his case that sugar consumption — which has risen dramatically over the last century — drives metabolic dysfunction that makes people sick. The hour-long talk was sponsored by Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic and drawn from Taubes’ new book, “The Case Against Sugar.”