Virginia Law professor praises Judge Barrett as “brilliant” and “a role model”

Testifying earlier today, Saikrishna Prakash, a professor at the University of Virginia School of Law had high praise for Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Prakash is a former clerk for Justice Clarence Thomas.

He said Judge Amy Coney Barrett “is brilliant, she’s a tremendous educator, she’s an institutionalist, she’s a role model, and I’ll say finally, she is an originalist.”