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Amanda Tyler

Title: Professor of Law
Tel: 510-664-4986
Email Address: atyler@law.berkeley.edu

FSU Contact: Amatullah Alaji-Sabrie

Amanda L. Tyler joined the UC Berkeley School of Law faculty in 2012. Most recently, Professor Tyler was a member of the faculty of the George Washington University Law School. She has also been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law and the University of Virginia School of Law. 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. At Harvard, she served as Treasurer of the Harvard Law Review and won the George Leisure Award for Best Oralist in the James Barr Ames Moot Court Finals. Following law school, Professor Tyler clerked for Judge Guido Calabresi at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court of the United States. Professor Tyler next practiced with the law firm of Sidley & Austin in Washington, D.C. Professor Tyler’s research and teaching interests include federal courts, constitutional law, civil procedure, and statutory interpretation.

Professor Tyler’s most recent article, "The Forgotten Core Meaning of the Suspension Clause," may be found in Volume 125 of the Harvard Law Review.

Education:

J.D., Harvard Law School
B.A., Stanford University

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