Vikram Amar

Professor, Academic

1963 –

57

Who is Vikram Amar?

Vikram David Amar is professor and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the UC Davis School of Law. Before becoming a professor, he clerked for Judge William A. Norris of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and for Justice Harry Blackmun at the Supreme Court of the United States. After serving as a clerk, Amar worked in the Sacramento office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, then began his career in legal academia in 1993 at King Hall. He joined the UC Hastings faculty in 1998, before returning to King Hall in 2007.

Amar received a BA in History from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1988 he earned his J.D. from Yale Law School.

He writes a regular column for Findlaw's Writ. He also frequently appears on national radio and television programs as a commentator on contemporary legal issues.

Amar's brother, Akhil Amar, is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
1963
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Indian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Las Lomas High School
  • Yale Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Vikram Amar." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 31 Jan. 2023. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/vikram_amar>.

Discuss this Vikram Amar biography with the community:

0 Comments

    Browse Biographies.net