- Akhil Reed Amar: Congress, not the courts, decides if Cruz is eligible to be elected president
- He says the key point is that the law in effect at Cruz's birth makes him a natural born citizen
Akhil Reed Amar is a professor of constitutional law at Yale University and the author of "The Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of Our Constitutional Republic." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)I do not embrace Ted Cruz politically, but I do embrace his right to run for president, and so should you.