Area of Expertise
The federal court system and federal judges; constitutional law; Freedom of Information Act; administrative law; the U.S. Supreme Court; the state judiciary; civil procedure; judicial recusals; the state secrets privilege; the U.S. wiretapping program
Amanda Frost has briefed and argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and the lower federal courts. She has submitted testimony to Congress on the subjects of judicial recusal and the state secrets privilege. Before entering academia, Frost clerked for a federal judge, served as a staff attorney for Public Citizen Litigation Group, and worked on the staff of the Senate Judiciary Committee. She has published several articles, including "The State Secrets Privilege and Separations of Powers," Fordham Law Review (2007); "Certifying Questions to Congress," Northwestern University Law Review(2007); "Keeping Up Appearances: A Process-Oriented Approach to Judicial Recusal," Kansas Law Review (2005); "Restoring Faith in Government: Transparency Reform in the United States and the European Union," European Public Law (March 2003); and "Judicial Review of FDA Preemption Determinations," Food and Drug Law Journal(1999).