Claudia M. Flores

Clinical Professor of Law


Claudia Flores is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Flores’s research and advocacy focuses on international human rights, issues of inequality and failures of good governance and rule of law.

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Claudia Flores

Contact Information



Faculty Assistant


Barbara Mianzo

Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., New York University School of Law, 2002

B.A., University of Chicago, 1997

Courses Taught


  • Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic

Claudia Flores is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School. She was previously a Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Chicago School of Law where she was Director of the Global Human Rights Clinic. Flores’s research and advocacy focuses on international human rights, issues of inequality and failures of good governance and rule of law. Prior to joining the faculty at University of Chicago, Flores served as United Nations legal advisor to the governments of East Timor and Zimbabwe in constitutional and legislative drafting processes. Previously, Flores managed a USAID-funded program to combat human trafficking in Indonesia. From 2004–2008, she was a staff attorney at the national office of the American Civil Liberties Union in the Women’s Rights Project. Flores was a recipient of the Skadden Arps Fellowship of the Skadden Foundation and law clerk to Judge Harry Pregerson in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She was also a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar and Sinsheimer Service Fellow at New York University School of Law where she earned her J.D. She received her B.A. in philosophy from the University of Chicago.  

Thursday, September 1, 2022


Claudia Flores, Tom Ginsburg Explore Human Rights Debates in “Entitled” Podcast

The podcast Entitled, hosted by Clinical Professor of Law and Professor Tom Ginsburg of the University of Chicago, examines some of the most complex questions surrounding human rights issues today.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022


Claudia Flores to Join Yale Law School Faculty

Claudia Flores will join the Yale Law School faculty as Clinical Professor of Law effective July 1, 2022.