Andrea Freeman

Professor Freeman teaches Constitutional Law, Federal Courts, and Race and Law. In 2014, Professor Freeman received the Community Faculty of the Year award from the Advocates for Public Interest Law. She serves as a member of the Litigation Committee of the Hawaii chapter of the ACLU. In Spring 2017, she will be a Visiting Professor at UC Berkeley School of Law. Before joining the faculty at Richardson in Fall 2013, she taught at Santa Clara University School of Law, University of San Francisco School of Law, and California Western School of Law. 

Professor Freeman writes in the areas of critical race and class theory, health, economics, and food policy, with a focus on her theory of food oppression. Her article, A Rehabilitative Reparations Approach to Racism Against Credit Card Consumers, was selected for presentation at the 2016 Yale/Harvard/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum.

Literary Works:

  • Racism in the Credit Card Industry, 95 North Carolina L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2017).
  • First Food Injustice: Racial Disparities in Infant Feeding as Food Oppression, 83 Fordham L. Rev. 3053 (2015).
  • The 2014 Farm Bill: Food Subsidies and Food Oppression, 38 Seattle U. L. Rev. 1271 (2015).
  • Transparency for Food Consumers: Nutrition Labeling and Food Oppression, 41 Am. J. L. & Med. 315 (2015).
  • Behavioral Economics and Food Policy: The Limits and Politics of Nudging, in NUDGING HEALTH: HEALTH LAW AND BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS, Johns Hopkins University Press (forthcoming Fall 2016).
  • The Unbearable Whiteness of Milk: Food Oppression and the USDA, 3 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 1251 (2013).
  • Payback: A Structural Solution to the Credit Card Problem, 55 Arizona L. Rev. 151 (2013).