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Why the U.S. Needs a National Food Strategy

15 Jun 2021

Why the U.S. Needs a National Food Strategy

12:00pm - 1:00pm

2020 Hot Topics lectures

Featuring Laurie Beyranevand, Vermont Law School

Each lecture is worth one VBA CLE credit.
Lectures are free and open to the public.

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About the speaker: 

Laurie J. Beyranevand is the Director of the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems and a Professor of Law at Vermont Law School. The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems trains law and policy students to develop real-world solutions for a more sustainable and just food system.

Professor Beyranevand received a BA from Rutgers College in 1999 and a JD from Vermont Law School in 2003. She clerked in the Environmental Division of the Vermont Attorney General's Office and also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Marie E. Lihotz in New Jersey. Prior to joining the faculty at Vermont Law School, Professor Beyranevand was a Staff Attorney at Vermont Legal Aid where she represented adults and children in individual cases and class action litigation advocating for access to health care, education equality, and civil rights. In that capacity, she appeared in state and federal court, as well as before administrative adjudicative bodies, and served as an appointed member of the Human Rights Committee.

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