Amanda Frost

Professor of Law
Director, S.J.D. Program

Office: Room 476
Phone: 202-274-4046
E-mail: vCard


Amanda Frost writes and teaches in the fields of constitutional law, federal courts and jurisdiction, immigration law, and judicial ethics. Her articles have appeared in the Duke Law Journal, the Northwestern Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, and the Virginia Law Review, among others. Her non-academic writing has been published in Slate, the National Law Journal, and the L.A. Times, and she authors the “Academic round-up” column for SCOTUSblog. 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 a supervising attorney in the Immigrant Justice Clinic, and spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar studying transparency reform in the European Union. 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.

Office Hours:

Wednesdays 3:30 - 5:30pm



Areas of Specialization

  • Civil Procedure
  • Federal Courts
  • Legislation & Law of the Political Process

Degrees & Universities

  • A.B., Harvard College
  • J.D., Harvard Law School