Amelia H. Boss, a graduate of Bryn Mawr College and Rutgers Camden Law School, is a professor of law at Temple University School of Law, where she teaches in the commercial law, bankruptcy, and electronic commerce areas. She is a member of the Permanent Editorial Board of the Uniform Commercial Code, the former chair of the Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the American Bar Association, and a former chair of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. She also serves on the governing Council of the American Law Institute.
Professor Boss served as the American Law Institute member of the drafting committees to revise UCC Article 2 (sales), Article 2A (leases) Article 2B (licensing of software), and Article 1 (general provisions). In the past, she served as an advisor/observer to the revisions on Article 5 (letters of credit) and Article 8 (investment securities). She also served on the ALI¿s members¿ consultative group on the RESTATEMENT OF THE LAW OF SURETYSHIP, and as the American Bar Association Advisor to the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act. Professor Boss is a member of the American Bar Foundation, a member and former fellow of the American College of Commercial Financial Lawyers, and a member of the board of directors of the Institute of International Commercial Law. She has served as an advisor and as the U.S. delegate to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) on issues relating to electronic commerce. She has written extensively in the areas of commercial law and electronic commerce.