220F sec. 001 - Food Law and Policy (Spring 2020)
Instructor: Stephen D. Sugarman (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.
- W 10:00 AM - 12:40 PM
Location: Law 130
From January 15, 2020
To April 24, 2020
Course End: April 24, 2020
Class Number: 31991
Enroll Limit: 21
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM
This Seminar will explore a wide range of issues related to food law and policy. Topics will likely include issues such as food safety, food labeling, government dietary standards, regulating the treatment of farm animals, farm and restaurant labor, organic farming standards, hunger and obesity in America, food stamps, government provision of food via school lunches in prisons and in the military, free speech controversies in the food law context, and the interactions between food production and the environment in light of climate change. Students will read a variety of materials in preparation for weekly discussions and will each write a 30+-page research paper.
The course may fulfill the writing requirement with the agreement of the instructor.
Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend in order not to be dropped.
This class may fulfill Option 2 of the J.D. writing requirement with instructor approval. In order to qualify for Option 2, all students in the class must be writing a paper of 30 or more pages. Those students who wish to use this paper for the writing requirement must get instructor approval and submit their drafts for comment and revision.
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Instructor has indicated that no books will be assigned.