Akhil Reed Amar

Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

Akhil Reed Amar on KCRW

Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away.

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Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away.

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