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.
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