Workshop on Regulation and Coordination: Jill Fraley

Water, Water, Everywhere: Surface Water Liability

Associate Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law

Uptown Campus
Weinmann Hall
Room 214
Sponsored by:
Center for Public Policy Research
Center on Law and the Economy

Event Description

About the Speaker

A graduate of Yale University, completing dual programs in History and Religious Studies (1999), with her J.D. from Duke University School of Law (2002), her LL.M. from Yale Law School (2008), and J.S.D. from Yale Law School (2011), Dr. Fraley is a legal historian who focuses her research on property and environmental issues. She practiced law for more than six years, working primarily in toxic torts and premises liability.

She has taught at the University of Kentucky, the University of Kentucky Law School and Yale Law School. She currently teaches property, environmental law, law & geography and legal history. Her recent writings focus on the legal history of Appalachia, property, cartography and the development of territorial jurisdiction.

She often represents abused and neglected children in Appalachia. In her spare time, she is a multi-media artist who creates textiles and publishes photographs of Appalachian landscapes.

Admission Information

Open to the public