Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The Role of Lawyers in the Food Movement

Last month, Emily Broad Leib, Senior Clinical Fellow in the Health Law and Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School spoke at a TEDx forum on food policy.
Well-crafted food policy should fulfill a range of goals, including increasing access to healthy foods, improving economic development for small producers, reducing obesity and diet-related disease, and increasing food security.
Professor Leib discusses the role that lawyers (and law students) can play in developing food policy, and she references our LL.M. Program's role in training lawyers to do just that.  Here is her excellent presentation -

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