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|
- 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|
Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay (2017)
Habeas Corpus in Wartime unearths and presents a comprehensive account of the legal and political history of habeas corpus in wartime in the Anglo-American legal tradition. The book begins by tracing the origins of the habeas ...
Contributions to Books (1)
Articles and Book Reviews (11)
Habeas Corpus in the Anglo-American Legal Tradition Journal of Korean Law (2016)
The habeas corpus provision in the United States Constitution, known as the Suspension Clause, has long confounded courts and scholars as to its intended purpose. The wording of the Clause seems to promise the availability ...
A “Second Magna Carta”: The English Habeas Corpus Act and the Statutory Origins of the Habeas Privilege Notre Dame Law Review (2016)
In my own scholarship, Fallon and Meltzer’s work on habeas models prompted me to dig deeper into the historical backdrop that informed ratification of the Suspension Clause and think harder about the relevance of that ...
Habeas Corpus and the American Revolution California Law Review (2015)
Modern debates concerning the protections afforded by the Suspension Clause of the U.S. Constitution have taken place within the Supreme Court’s chosen methodological approach in this context, which openly calls for careful attention to the ...
The Forgotten Core Meaning of the Suspension Clause Harvard Law Review (2011)
Modern debates about the limits imposed by the Suspension Clause on the Executive's power to detain citizens without criminal charges during wartime have largely taken place without historical reference to what the Founding generation understood ...
Built Environment and Birth Outcomes: Examining the Exposure to the Atlanta Beltline and Its Effects on Community Health Public Health Theses (2015)
The Atlanta Beltline is an urban redevelopment project that was designed to increase access to trails, parks, and greenspace in Atlanta, Georgia. Thirty-three miles of new trail will be developed, providing a place for the ...