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Health Law & Policy Clinic & Courses

Health Law and Policy Clinic (HLPC)

Students enrolled in HLPC work on cutting-edge legislative, regulatory and litigation projects at the state and national levels aimed at increasing access to quality, comprehensive health care for low-income individuals and families.


  • Public Health Law and Policy
  • Health Care Rights in the Twenty-First Century
  • Policy Advocacy Workshop

Food Law & Policy Clinic & Courses

Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC)

The Food Law and Policy Clinic of Harvard Law School provides students with the opportunity to practice using legal and policy tools in order to address the health, environmental, and economic impacts of our food system.


  • Food Law and Policy Seminar
  • Policy Advocacy Workshop
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Student Opportunities

There are many ways to engage with CHLPI beyond enrolling in our clinics and courses, including for students outside of Harvard Law School and for students studying related disciplines. Visit our Student Opportunities page to learn more about:

  • Student Internships
  • Job Opportunities at CHLPI
  • Careers Outside of CHLPI
  • Food Law and Policy Career Guide
  • National Food Law Student Network


Deepen Your Student Experience

Outside of CHLPI, Harvard Law School offers students opportunities to engage with health- and food-related networks, both through student-led organizations and long-established programs.

Mississippi Delta Project

The Mississippi Delta Project, under the supervision of the Food Law and Policy Clinic, engages in a broad range of public policy assignments to support mission-driven organizations in the Delta region.

Student-Run Organizations

Students can also engage with Harvard’s Health Law Society and Food Law Society. CHLPI often partners with these student-run organizations in their efforts to work together toward addressing health and food system issues.


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