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220F sec. 1 - Food Law and Policy (Spring 2011)
Instructor: Stephen D. Sugarman (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
Instructor: Molly S. Van Houweling (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: Tu 10:00-12:40
Meeting Location: 240
Course Start: January 11, 2011
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 51110
This new seminar will explore a wide range of issues related to food law and policy. Topics will likely include food safety, food labeling and marketing, regulation and patenting of genetically-modified organisms, farm subsidies, treatment of livestock, farm labor, organic farming standards, hunger and obesity, international trade in food, and promotion of local and sustainable agriculture. Students will read a variety of materials in preparation for weekly discussions and will each write a 30+-page research paper.
There are no prerequisites for this class. The course may fulfill the writing requirement with the agreement of the instructors.
This course may satisfy the Writing Requirement.
Exam Notes: P
Special Notes: LE(30)
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Intellectual Property and Technology Law
Law and Society
Social Justice and Public Interest
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Instructor has indicated that no books will be assigned.