Elected Member

Professor Amanda L. Tyler

Berkeley, CA
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Stanford University, B.A.
Harvard Law School, J.D.

Amanda L. Tyler is the Shannon Cecil Turner Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She has previously served on the faculty of the George Washington University Law School; as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, and the University of Virginia School of Law; and as a Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics in the Law Department. Professor Tyler’s research and teaching interests include the Supreme Court, federal courts, constitutional law, legal history, and civil procedure. She is the co-author, with the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, of Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life's Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union (University of California Press 2021), a book that the two compiled about Justice Ginsburg's life and career. Additional books include Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay (Oxford University Press 2017, paperback 2019), and Habeas Corpus: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press 2021). Since 2016, Professor Tyler has also served as a co-editor of Hart and Wechsler’s The Federal Courts and the Federal System (Foundation Press) (with Richard H. Fallon, Jr., Jack L. Goldsmith, John F. Manning, and David L. Shapiro).  She is a past Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor, Chair of the Federal Courts Section of the American Association of Law Schools, and winner of Berkeley Law's Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction.

Professor Tyler holds a degree in Public Policy, with honors and distinction, from Stanford University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School. Prior to entering academia, Professor 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 as an associate with the law firm of Sidley & Austin in Washington, D.C.

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Areas of Expertise
Civil Practice & Procedure (Litigation)
Constitutional Law
Federal Courts