Amanda Tyler

University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Amanda L. Tyler is a Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where she teaches and writes about the Supreme Court, the federal courts, constitutional law, and civil procedure.  Tyler previously taught at the George Washington University Law School and has served as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, and the University of Virginia School of Law.  In 2017, she was a Visiting Senior Fellow in the Law Department of the London School of Economics.  She holds a degree in Public Policy, with honors and distinction, from Stanford University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she served as Treasurer of Volume 111 of the Harvard Law Review.  Tyler is the author of Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay (Oxford University Press 2017) and is a co-editor of Hart and Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System (Foundation Press).  She is an elected member of the American Law Institute, a past Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor, and a past Chair of the Federal Courts Section of the American Association of Law Schools.  Prior to entering academia, Tyler served as a law clerk to the Honorable Guido Calabresi at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court of the United States.  She also practiced with the law firm of Sidley & Austin in Washington, D.C.