LAW-501 Civil Procedure
LAW-655 Immigration & Naturalization
Area of Expertise
The federal court system and federal judges; immigration law; constitutional law; Freedom of Information Act; administrative law; the U.S. Supreme Court; the state judiciary; civil procedure; judicial recusals; U.S. wiretapping
Amanda Frost writes and teaches in the fields of constitutional law, immigration and citizenship law, federal courts and jurisdiction, and judicial ethics. Her articles have appeared in the Duke Law Journal, the Northwestern Law Review, the N.Y.U Law Review, and the Virginia Law Review, among others. Her non-academic writing has been published in The Atlantic, Slate, the Washington Post, the New York Times, USA Today, and the L.A. Times, and she authors the “Academic round-up” column for SCOTUSblog. Her book Unmaking Americans: A History of Citizenship Stripping in the United States (Beacon Press) is scheduled for publication in 2020. Before entering academia, Professor Frost clerked for Judge A. Raymond Randolph on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and spent five years as a staff attorney at Public Citizen, where she litigated cases at all levels of the federal judicial system. She has also worked for the Senate Judiciary Committee, served as Acting Director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic, and spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar studying transparency reform in the European Union. Professor Frost is an affiliated researcher at Oxford University’s Border Criminologies, an Academic Fellow at the Pound Civil Justice Institute and a member of the National Constitution Center’s Coalition of Freedom Advisory Board. Professor Frost has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, UCLA Law School, Université Paris X Nanterre, and the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.