Coletta, Raymond

Ray Coletta

Professor Emeritus
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Professor Ray Coletta is the author of casebooks and texts in the fields of property law and wills and trusts law. His scholarship offers a unique perspective because of his interest in biology and evolution. He was a founding member of the Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law and served as a Research Fellow with the Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research.


AB, Colgate University
JD, University of California, Berkeley

Curriculum Vitae
rayColettaCV.pdf (241.31 KB)
Research Focus

Teacher’s Manual for Property: A Contemporary Approach (with John G. Sprankling, Thomson/Reuters 2009).

Global Issues in Wills & Trusts (Thomson/West 2010) (forthcoming).

Property: A Contemporary Approach (with John G. Sprankling, Thomson/West 2009).

Workbook on Estate & Future Interests (Thomson/West 2006).

Workbook on Estate & Future interests (2d ed. Thomson/West 2007).

Global Issues in Property Law (with John G. Sprankling & Matthew C. Mirow, Thomson/West 2006).