Amanda Shanor

Amanda Shanor
  • Assistant Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics

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  • office Address:

    666 Jon M. Huntsman Hall


Amanda Shanor is an Assistant Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where her scholarship focuses on constitutional law, and particularly the intersection of the First Amendment and economic life.

Prior to joining the academy, Professor Shanor worked in the National Legal Department of the American Civil Liberties Union on the organization’s Supreme Court litigation, including Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. She was previously a fellow at Georgetown University Law Center’s Center on National Security & the Law, where she litigated constitutional and national security cases, including Humanitarian Law Project v. Holder.

Professor Shanor has taught courses at Yale Law School and Georgetown University Law Center, and has published in the New York University Law Review, the Harvard Law Review Forum, and the Yale Law Journal Forum, among others. She is a regular contributor to the legal blog Take Care and the co-author of a textbook on counterterrorism law.

Professor Shanor served as a law clerk to Judges Cornelia T.L. Pillard and Judith W. Rogers on the District of Columbia Circuit, and Judge Robert W. Sweet in the Southern District of New York. She is a graduate of Yale Law School and Yale College, and a PhD candidate in law at Yale University.

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