PeopleAmanda Z. Weaver, Ph.D.
Amanda Z. Weaver, Ph.D.

Amanda Z. Weaver, Ph.D.

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PeopleAmanda Z. Weaver, Ph.D.

  • Arizona State University (Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, 2019)
    • Research focus: Linguistic considerations of the free speech provisions in the U.S. and Russian Constitutions
    • Outstanding Graduate, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (2019)
    • Graduate Excellence Award (2017-2018)
  • University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2017)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Articles Editor, Arizona Law Review
    • Arizona Centennial Public Interest Fellow
    • CALI Awards Indian Gaming Law, Legal Research, Constitutional Law I, Torts
    • ALI CLE Scholarship and Leadership Award (2017)
    • E. Thomas Sullivan Antitrust Award (2015)
    • Outstanding Performance in Oral Advocacy (2015)
    • Faculty Appointments Committee
  • University of Arizona (M.A., Russian and Slavic Studies, 2012)
    • On-site language study, Russian Federation (2010, 2011)
  • Arizona State University, Barrett Honors College (B.A., English; B.A., Russian, summa cum laude, 2010)
    • Certificate in Russian and Eastern European Studies
    • National Merit Scholarship Recipient
    • Moeur Award Recipient

  • American Bar Association
  • The Federalist Society

  • "Graduating ASU Linguist-Lawyer Works to Improve, Clarify Speech Rights," Profiled, Arizona State University (April 2019)
  • "Saussurean Synchrony: What Linguistics can do for Constitutional Interpretation," Presenter, AZ Linguistics Symposium, Tempe, AZ (October 2016)

  • Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor, Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International
  • Racehorse 2 Riding Horse Volunteer
  • Horses Help, Therapeutic Horseback Riding Volunteer (2004-2013)
  • MS-150, 150-mile bike ride to benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society(1998, 2006, 2007)

  • Arizona Supreme Court, Judicial Clerk to Hon. Robert M. Brutinel (2017-2018)
  • Civil Rights Restoration Clinic, Rule 38(d) Clinic Student (2017)
  • Snell & Wilmer, Summer Associate (2016)
  • Institute for Justice, Summer Clerk (2015), Extern (2016-2017)
  • Goldwater Institute, Ronald Reagan Fellow (2014)
  • Arizona State University, Russian Language Instructor & Faculty Associate (2012-2015)
  • Maricopa County Community College District, English Composition Adjunct Faculty (2012-2014)
  • Horses Help, Therapeutic Horseback Riding Instructor (2008-2011)

  • Russian

  • Arizona

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit