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About Amanda L Tyler

Amanda L. Tyler is a Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Professor Tyler's research and teaching interests include the Supreme Court, federal courts, constitutional law, legal history, civil procedure, and statutory interpretation. She is the author of Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay (Oxford University Press 2017), and a co-editor of Hart & 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). 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 law clerk to the Honorable Guido Calabresi at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court of the United States. She also practiced law with Sidley & Austin in Washington, D.C.


Present Professor of Law, Berkeley Law


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  • Federal Courts
  • Seminar on the Supreme Court and Constitutional Law
  • Public Law Workshop: Constitutional Law
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Civil Procedure


J.D., Harvard University ‐ Harvard Law School
AB, Stanford University ‐ Public Policy

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