Amanda L. Tyler is a 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 and as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, and the University of Virginia School of Law. Professor Tyler’s research and teaching interests include the Supreme Court, federal courts, constitutional law, civil procedure, and statutory interpretation. Her book, Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay, published in 2017 with Oxford University Press. Professor Tyler is also 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). Recent publications include: A “Second Magna Carta”: The English Habeas Corpus Act and the Statutory Origins of the Habeas Privilege, 91 Notre Dame Law Review 1946 (2016); Habeas Corpus and the American Revolution, 103 California Law Review 635 (2015); and The Forgotten Core Meaning of the Suspension Clause, 125 Harvard Law Review 901 (2012). In 2017, Professor Tyler was a Visiting Senior Fellow in the Law Department of the London School of Economics and the Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor. She is a past Chair of the Federal Courts Section of the American Association of Law Schools.
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.