After writing a controversial op-ed titled “A Liberal’s Case for Brett Kavanaugh,” Yale Law School professor Akhil Amar said Tuesday he will speak in favor of the U.S. Supreme Court nominee before the Senate Judiciary Committee if asked to do so.

“I have followed his career with care,” Amar told The National Law Journal, adding that “it’s my job” to share the information and expertise he has about Kavanaugh, a onetime student of his at Yale. “Let my fellow citizens decide.” Amar is a prolific liberal scholar of the Constitution.

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