The Wisconsin Law Review has just published “Food Law & Policy: The Fertile Field’s Origins & First Decade”–an article co-authored by FLPC Director Emily Broad Leib and Baylen Linnekin, Executive Director of Keep Food Legal, a national nonprofit devoted to food freedom. The article is the first to describe the history and development of the ten-year-old field of Food Law & Policy. That field, as the authors define it, “is the study of the basis and impact of those laws and regulations that govern the entire ‘food system’”–including not just federal laws and regulations but those at the state and local levels.
In what is likely a first for legal scholarship, the article also features a 7-minute video companion, which is directed by American University Prof. Leena Jayaswal and co-produced by Linnekin, Broad Leib, and Jayaswal. It features Linnekin, Broad Leib, and several of the key players in the development of Food Law & Policy–including Harvard Law Prof. Peter Barton Hutt; Drake Law Prof. Neil Hamilton, Arkansas Law Prof. Susan Schneider, and UCLA Law Prof. Michael Roberts.
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