Print/PDF this page:

Print Friendly and PDF

Share this page:

Claire Priest

Professor of Law
Claire Priest is Professor of Law at Yale Law School.She previously taught law at Northwestern University.Her expertise is in Property and American Legal History.Professor Priest is a graduate of Yale Law School, the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (Ph.D. History), and Yale College.Her current book project is titled Creating an American Property Law(under contract with Princeton University Press),and examines the evolution of property and inheritance law in America (from 1650 through 1850) through the lens of credit and financial markets, slavery, and debtor/creditor relations.

Education
Ph.D., Yale, 2003
J.D., Yale, 2000
B.A., Yale, 1994

Courses Taught
Property
American Legal History
Law, Institutions, and Development in Early America

Claire Priest