December 20, 2019
Tigar earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley in 1962 and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1966. As an undergraduate, he was elected to the ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California) Senate as a SLATE candidate. He also ran unsuccessfully for Student Body President. He interviewed Bertrand Russell during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis for Pacifica Radio. In law school he was a member of Order of the Coif and served as editor-in-chief of the California Law Review.