My Writings, Speeches, Media, and other Accomplishments in 2016

December 30th, 2016

I update my C.V. weekly to list all of my new writings, speeches, media appearances, and other items. The document is over 40-pages long. Here is an overview of all of my accomplishments in 2016.


  1. Reply: A Pause for State Courts Considering Model Rule 8.4(G) The First Amendment and “Conduct Related to the Practice of Law,” 30 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics __ (2017).
  2. Foreword: SCOTUS After Scalia, 11 NYU Journal of Law & Liberty __ (2017).
  3. Gridlock, 130 Harvard L. Rev. 241 (2016).
  4. State Judicial Sovereignty, 2016 Illinois Law Review 2033 (2016).
  5. Restoring the Lost Confirmation, 83 University of Chicago Law Review Online 18 (2016) (with Randy E. Barnett).
  6. Collective Liberty, 67 Hastings Law Journal 623 (2016).
  7. Popular Constitutionalism After Kelo, 23 George Mason Law Review 255 (2016).
  8. Immigration Inside The Law, 55 Washburn Law Journal 31 (2016).
  9. Government by Blog Post, 11 Florida International University Law Review 389 (2016).
  10. U.S. v. Texas (Scalia, J., concurring), 2015-16 Cato Supreme Court Review 79 (2016).



  • Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power (Cambridge University Press, 2016)
    • “An invaluable inside tour of an ongoing controversy” George F. Will
    • “Blackman presents the conservative perspective but he is even-handed, and all, including those (like me) who disagree with him, will learn a great deal from reading this book.” Erwin Chemerinsky, University of California, Irvine School of Law
    • “Unraveled chronicles the legal struggles over these issues in a fair, complete, and immensely readable narrative.” Michael W. McConnell, Stanford Law School
    • “Even-keeled and exhaustive, Blackman’s Unraveled offers the consummate insider’s take on the titanic legal struggles at the Supreme Court over the future of health reform.” Nicholas Bagley, University of Michigan Law School
    • “He combines a careful, even meticulous attention to detail with a grasp of the important issues at stake.” Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review
  • Randy E. Barnett & Josh Blackman, 2016 Case Supplement – Constitutional Law: Cases in Context, Second Edition, Wolters Kluwer (2016)
  • Randy E. Barnett & Josh Blackman, Constitutional Law: Cases in Context, 3rd Edition, Wolters Kluwer (Forthcoming 2017)


Academic Presentations

  1. Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power, University of Illinois College of Law (Nov. 15, 2016) (Video).
  2. Gridlock, Harvard Law Review Forum, Harvard Law School (Nov. 14, 2016).
  3. Presidential Maladministration, Loyola Chicago Constitutional Law Colloquium (Nov. 4, 2016).
  4. President Obama’s Immigration Orders, Southeastern Association of Law School Conference (Aug. 7, 2013).
  5. Justice Thomas After 25 Years, Southeastern Association of Law School Conference (Aug. 3, 2016).
  6. Gridlock and Executive Power,” Florida International University Law Review Symposium (March 11, 2016).
  7. Collective Liberty,” Federalist Society 2016 Faculty Conference (Jan. 8, 2016) (Video, Audio, Podcast).
  8. Gridlock and Executive Power,” AALS 2016 Constitutional Law Panel: On Resistance and Recognition (Jan. 8, 2016) (Video, Audio).


Congressional Testimony

  • Testified before United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee- Task Force on Executive Overreach on Immigration and Health Care, March 15, 2016 (Video here).


Other Presentations

  1. “The Eight Jewish Justices, Torch Houston (Dec. 19, 2016) (Audio, Post).
  2. Panelist at Obamacare’s administrative law space: Navigating the next frontier, American Enterprise Institute (Dec. 12, 2016) (Post, Video)
  3. Book Forum: Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power, The Heritage Foundation (Nov. 16, 2016) (Video 1, Video 2).
  4. Obamacare and Religious Liberty, Lewis & Clark Federalist Society Chapter (Nov. 10, 2016) (Video).
  5. Intellectual Diversity on Law School Campuses, University of Oregon Federalist Society Chapter (Nov. 9, 2016) (Video).
  6. Gridlock, Debate at the University of Chicago Federalist Society Chapter (Nov. 7, 2016) (Audio).
  7. The Election and the Supreme Court, University of Kentucky Federalist Society Chapter (Nov. 3, 2016) (Video).
  8. 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, and 3D-Printed Guns, University of Missouri Federalist Society Chapter (Nov. 2, 2016) (Video).
  9. Unraveled, Houston College of Law (Nov. 1, 2016) (Video 1, Video 2).
  10. Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power, Mobile Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 28, 2016) (Video #1, Video #2).
  11. Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power, Montgomery Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 27, 2016) (Video).
  12. Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power, Birmingham Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 26, 2016) (Video).
  13. Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power, Lone Star College-Kingwood (Oct. 20, 2016).
  14. Debate: How Will the Election Impact the Court, University of Texas Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 19, 2016) (Video)
  15. Moderator: Economic Liberty and the U.S. Constitution After St. Joseph Abbey, Economic Liberty: Lone Star Leadership, Institute for Justice at Austin (Oct. 19, 2016).
  16. Presidential Powers Debate, St. Edwards University (Oct. 19, 2016).
  17. Obamacare and Regulation by Blog Post, Northwestern Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 18, 2016).
  18. The Senate’s Duty to Vote on Judge Garland’s Nomination, Harvard Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 17, 2016).
  19. Debate on Originalism, Northern Illinois Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 13, 2016) (Video).
  20. SCOTUS Roundup at Houston College of Law Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 11, 2016) (Video).
  21. SCOTUS Roundup at University of Houston Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 10, 2016) (Video).
  22. 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, and 3D-Printed Guns, Mercer College of Law Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 6, 2016) (video).
  23. The Election and the Supreme Court, Georgia State Federalist Society Chapter (Oct. 5, 2016) (video).
  24. The 9th Justice: Which Precedents Will Be Overruled in 2017 and Beyond, NYU Law School Federalist Society Chapter (Sept. 29, 2016) (Video).
  25. Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power, Columbia Law School Federalist Society Chapter (Sept. 29, 2016) (Video).
  26. Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power, New Jersey Lawyer’s Federalist Society Chapter (Sept. 28, 2016).
  27. Cato Institute Book Forum on Unraveled (Sept. 28, 2016) (Video, Audio).
  28. Supreme Court Advocacy in the Obamacare Cases, Georgetown University Law Center Federalist Society Chapter(Sept. 27, 2016) (Video).
  29. Unraveled, Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power, Houston Lawyers Federalist Society Chapter (Sept. 22, 2016) (Video).
  30. Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power, Indianapolis Lawyers Federalist Society Chapter (Sept. 21, 2016) (Video).
  31. 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, and 3D-Printed Guns, Indiana University McKinney School of Law Federalist Society Chapter (Sep. 20, 2016) (Video).
  32. Debate on Originalism, Indiana University Mauer School of Law, Federalist Society Chapter (Sep. 20, 2016) (Video).
  33. Presented at 15th Annual Cato Constitution Day (Sept. 15, 2016) (Audio, Video, Post).
  34. Debate on the Constitutionality of DAPA, George Mason University Federalist Society Chapter (Sept. 14, 2016) (Video).
  35. Houston College of Law Constitution Day (with Judge Greg Costa, CA5) (Sept. 13, 2016).
  36. 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, and 3D-Printed Guns, Florida Appellate Judges Educational Conference in Naples, FL (Sept. 8, 2016).
  37. 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, and 3D-Printed Guns, Texas A&M Federalist Society Chapter (Sept. 7, 2016) (Video).
  38. Debate on “Intellectual Diversity in Legal Academia, ”Southern Methodist Univeristy Federalist Society Chapter (Sept. 6, 2016) (Video).
  39. University of Memphis Federalist Society Debate on #SCOTUS Under Trump or Clinton, University of Memphis Federalist Society Chapter (Sept. 1, 2016) (Vide0).
  40. 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, and 3D-Printed Guns, Nashville Federalist Society Lawyer’s Chapter (July 20, 2016) (Video).
  41. Donald Trump’s Constitution of One,” Greater Houston Pachyderm Club (June 14, 2016).
  42. Panelist on “The Next Supreme Court Confirmation Battle,” National Constitution Center (May 26, 2016).
  43. Panelist, “The Legacy of Justice Scalia: Remembering a Conservative Legal Titan’s Impact on the Law,” The Heritage Foundation (May 19, 2016) (Video).
  44. “The Future of the Supreme Court,” Tri-County Republican Women, Pearland, TX (May 10, 2016).
  45. Panel at South Texas College of Law Federalist Society on Free Speech on Campus (April 14, 2016).
  46. “Free Speech on Campus,” University of Pennsylvania Federalist Society Chapter (April 13, 2016).
  47. “The Future of the Supreme Court,” Keynote at Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association (April 8, 2016) (Video).
  48. Panel on Chief Justice Roberts and the Supreme Court as an Institution, John Marshall Law School ACS and Federalist Society Chapter, April 4, 2016 (Audio).
  49. A Preview of Zubik v. Burwell on the Eve of Oral Argument, Cato Institute (March 18, 2016).
  50. The Future of the Supreme Court, Triangle Federalist Society Chapter (March 7, 2016).
  51. The Constitutionality of DAPA, Duke Law School Federalist Society Chapter (March 7, 2016).
  52. The Future of the Supreme Court, Hampton Roads Federalist Society Chapter (Feb. 29, 2016).
  53. Supreme Court Roundup, Regent University Federalist Society Chapter (Feb. 29, 2016).
  54. Remembering Justice Scalia and Selecting the Next Justice, Austin Federalist Society Chapter, February 19, 2016.
  55. Remembering Justice Scalia and Selecting the Next Justice, Rutgers-Camden Federalist Society, February 17, 2016 (Video)
  56. Has the President Gone Too Far on Immigration?, National Constitution Center, February 16, 2016 (Video).
  57. 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, and 3D-Printed Guns,” University of Colorado Federalist Society Chapter, February 10, 2016 (Video).
  58. United States v. Texas, Colorado Lawyers Federalist Society Chapter, February 10, 2016.
  59. “1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, and 3D-Printed Guns,” Stanford Law School Federalist Society Chapter, January 28, 2016 (Video).
  60. “Selecting the Next Justice,” Berkeley Law School Federalist Society Chapter, January 27, 2016 (Video).
  61. “Lawless” featuring David Bernstein and Josh Blackman at South Texas College of Law Federalist Society (January 21, 2016) (Video).



  1. Letter to the Editor concerning constitutionality of electoral college, Los Angeles Times (Dec. 19, 2016) (Post).
  2. Who Do Insiders Think Trump Will Select for the Supreme Court?, The Weekly Standard (Nov. 23, 2016).
  3. Unraveling Obama-Era Regulations on Day One with the Congressional Review Act, Notice and Comment – A Blog from the Yale Journal of Regulation (Nov. 22, 2016).
  4. A Blueprint for Repealing and Replacing Obamacare with Bipartisan Support, National Review (Nov. 11, 2016).
  5. Trump’s Victory Expands the Supreme Court, and Shrinks Its Docket, National Review (Nov. 10, 2016).
  6. A Very Texas Term at the Supreme Court, Texas Bar Journal (Nov. 1, 2016) (PDF) (Excerpt).
  7. President Obama remains in denial about ObamaCare’s implosion, The Hill (Oct. 26, 2016).
  8. Chabad’s ritual is a clear example of the free exercise of religion, Los Angeles Times (Oct. 20, 2016) (excerpt).
  9. Obamacare Is Falling Apart, and Liberals Want to Replace It with a Single-Payer System, National Review (Oct. 19, 2016).
  10. The Supreme Court’s punt on the Little Sisters of the Poor cannot be returned, The Washington Post (Sept. 23, 2016).
  11. Healthcare reform can’t succeed because we still want to keep the plans we like, The Hill (Sep. 22, 2016).
  12. The origin of House of Representatives v. Burwell, The Washington Post (Sep. 22, 2016).
  13. The Obama administration lacks the authority to pick and choose which religious groups are exempted from the contraceptive mandate, The Washington Post (Sep. 21, 2016).
  14. How the Obama administration’s executive actions sabotaged Obamacare, The Washington Post (Sep. 21, 2016).
  15. Litigating Obamacare’s race to the Supreme Court in King v. Burwell and Halbig v. Burwell, The Washington Post (Sep. 21, 2016).
  16. Restoring the Lost Confirmation, National Affairs (Sep. 21, 2016) (with Randy Barnett).
  17. Obamacare on Life Support, National Review Magazine (Sep. 13, 2016).
  18. Unteaching Professor Obama’s constitutional lessons, The Washington Times (Sep. 12, 2016).
  19. Scalia Yells Stop: Standing Athwart History to Protect the Separation of Powers, Heritage Foundation Special Report #136 (Aug. 30, 2016).
  20. Contributor to National Review symposium on Justice Thomas’s 25th anniversary on the Court (Jul. 1, 2016).
  21. Obamacare and Executive Overreach, InFocus (Jun. 29, 2012).
  22. A ‘No Buy’ List for Suspected Terrorists Would Be Constitutionally Reckless, National Review (June 16, 2016).
  23. The government can’t make you use ‘zhir’ or ‘ze’ in place of ‘she’ and ‘he,’ Washington Post In Theory (June 16, 2016).
  24. The Supreme Court Has Strengthened Gun Rights and Limited Gun Control,” The New York Times Room for Debate (June 15, 2016).
  25. Donald Trump’s Constitution of One, National Review (May 12, 2016).
  26. Obama Asks Supreme Court to Rewrite His Immigration Policy, National Review (April 20, 2016).
  27. Obamacare Again? A Second chance for the Little Sisters, The Weekly Standard (March 28, 2016) (with Ilya Shapiro).
  28. Only Eight Justices? So What, Wall Street Journal (Feb. 23, 2016) (with Ilya Shapiro).
  29. The Framers Made the Appointment Process Explicitly Political, National Review (Feb. 15, 2016).
  30. Immigration at the high court: The coming decision, The Philadelphia Inquirer (Feb. 14, 2016).
  31. President Obama, Meet the ‘Take Care Clause,’ National Review (Jan. 20, 2016).
  32. Obama’s Long Game on Guns,” National Review, January 6, 2016.



  1. Cited in “University of Oregon Suspended a Professor Who Had No Idea Her Halloween Costume Was Offensive,” Reason (Dec. 28, 2016).
  2. Quoted in “Law professors agree: University of Oregon can’t legally punish prof for Halloween costume,” The College Fix (Dec. 27, 2016).
  3. Quoted in “Scorched Earth,” Atlantics Highlands Herald (Dec. 27, 2016).
  4. Quoted in “At the University of Oregon, no more free speech for professors on subjects such as race, religion, sexual orientation,” The Washington Post (Dec. 26, 2016).
  5. Guest on The Brian Thomas Morning Show, 55KRC AM, Cincinatti to Discuss Unraveled (Dec. 26, 2016) (Audio).
  6. Quoted in “Orlando Nightclub Victim Families Sue Facebook, Twitter, Google For Providing ‘Material Support’ To ISIS,” Daily Caller (Dec. 20, 2016).
  7. Guest on WOCA-FM in Orlando to talk about Unraveled and Obamacare (Dec. 19, 2016) (Audio, Post).
  8. Quoted in “Bill Aims To Add Porn-Blocking Software To Computer, With $20 Fee To Have It Removed,” Daily Caller (Dec. 19, 2016).
  9. Cited in “‘Basket of deplorables’ file Supreme Court brief defending offensive speech,” The Washington Examiner (Dec. 19, 2016).
  10. Guest on News Now with Bryan Nehman on WBAL Newsradio 1090, Baltimore to discuss the Supreme Court and Obamacare (Dec. 12,  2016) (Audio, Post).
  11. Quoted in “States Likely to Get More Authority to Implement Health Care,” Bloomberg BNA Health Care Daily Report (Dec. 13, 2016).
  12. Guest on the Michael Howe Show, KONP-AM Radio, Port Angeles, WA to discuss the Supreme Court and Obamacare (Dec. 13, 2016).
  13. Guest on News Now with Bryan Nehman on WBAL Newsradio 1090, Baltimore to discuss the Supreme Court and Obamacare (Dec. 12,  2016).
  14. Quoted in SCOTUS shortlisters recuse in Michigan recount suit; one notes his ‘extraordinarily remote’ chance, ABA Journal (Dec. 9, 2016).
  15. Guest on Houston Matters, “Congressman Gene Green Wants to Abolish the Electoral College,” Houston Public Radio 88.7 FM (Dec. 6, 2016) (Post, Audio).
  16. Quoted in “House’s Obamacare Suit Paused Until Next Year,” Bloomberg BNA (Dec. 5, 2016).
  17. Quoted in “Federal Court halts Obamacare appeal, deals setback to President,” The Washington Times (Dec. 5, 2016).
  18. Guest on WILS 1120 AM – Lansing to Discuss Obamacare, Unraveled, and SCOTUS (Dec. 2, 2016) (Post).
  19. Quoted in “Here Are Some Constitutional Plot Twists Hollywood Should Consider,” Time (Dec. 2, 2016) (Excerpt).
  20. Guest on “Your Weekly Constitutional,” WETS 89.5 FM Johnson City, Tennessee, “The Most Dreadd-Ful Chief Justice,” (Dec. 1, 2016) (Post, Audio).
  21. Quoted in Which of Trump’s Supreme Court picks are most ‘Scalia-like’?, The Washington Examiner (Dec. 1, 2016).
  22. Quoted in “Justices Irked by Changing Administrations,” Bloomberg BNA  (Nov. 30, 2016).
  23. Quoted in Supreme Court vacancy dominates talk at national lawyers convention, The Washington Post (Nov. 26, 2016).
  24. Quoted in Judging Trump: Supreme Court choice on president-elect’s immediate agenda, Fox News (Nov. 24, 2016).
  25. Quoted in Justice Department backs down on immigration, digs in on Obamacare, The Washington Times (Nov. 22, 2016).
  26. Quoted in Trump May Face An Early Test On Obamacare That Could Tell Us A Lot, TPM (Nov. 22, 2016).
  27. Guest on Houston Public Media, “Fate Of Texas Voter ID Law May Hinge On Incoming Trump Administration” (Nov. 21, 2016) (Post, Audio).
  28. Quoted in “Now we get to watch Republicans learn to love big government again,” Rare (Nov. 21, 2016).
  29. Cited in Supreme Court wannabes audition in Scalia’s shadow, USA Today (Nov. 20, 2016).
  30. Quoted in How Republicans Can Finally Repeal and Replace Obamacare, Town Hall (Nov. 18, 2016).
  31. Quoted in Former Obama White House counsel would have advised blocking Scalia’s replacement if tables had been turned, Washington Post (Nov. 18, 2016).
  32. Guest on KNIX In-Depth, CBS News Radio 1070 (Los Angeles) to discuss nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General (Nov. 18, 2016).
  33. Guest on “DecodeDC Episode 169: What can President Trump do Day 1 with Obamacare?” (Nov. 17, 2016) (PostAudio).
  34. Quoted in “Uncertainty About Trump Doesn’t Dampen Optimism at Federalist Society Convention,” The National Law Journal (Nov. 17, 2016) (PDF).
  35. Quoted in “No Talk Of Donald Trump For Justice Alito At Big Conservative Lawyers’ Convention,” The Huffington Post (Nov. 17, 2016).
  36. Quoted in “Washington girds for role reversal on executive power,” Politico (Nov. 17, 2016).
  37. Quoted in “Don Willett’s Quiet Revolution,” The Texas Observer (Nov. 17, 2016) (Post).
  38. Cited in “Ted Cruz on Betting List for Trump SCOTUS Slot,” TruNews (Nov. 16, 2016).
  39. Cited in “Here’s Who the Legal Experts Say Will Replace Antonin Scalia,” Charisma News (Nov. 16, 2016).
  40. Guest on Law & Liberty Podcast about Unraveled (Nov. 16, 2016) (Audio).
  41. Cited in “Who will Trump pick from his ‘heartland’ SCOTUS justice list? FantasySCOTUS launches contest with 22,” ABA Journal (Nov. 15, 2016).
  42. Quoted in “Obamacare Cases in Limbo Following Republican Wins,” Bloomberg BNA (Nov. 15, 2016).
  43. Cited in “Here Are The Early Favorites For Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee,” The Daily Caller (Nov. 15, 2016).
  44. Quoted in “Pryor, Kethledge Lead ‘Fantasy’ Poll to Predict Trump’s SCOTUS Pick,” The National Law Journal (Nov. 15, 2016) (PDF).
  45. Quoted in “Trump: Same-sex marriage is ‘settled,’ but Roe v Wade can be changed,” CNN (Nov. 15, 2016).
  46. Quoted in “Court dockets will shrink as Donald Trump rescinds Obama administration actions,” ABA Journal (Nov. 14, 2016).
  47. Cited in “Book Events: Nov. 13-19,” Houston Chronicle (Nov. 14, 2016).
  48. Guest on The Texas Standard to Discuss the Election and the Supreme Court, National Public Radio (Nov. 11, 2016) (Audio, Post).
  49. Quoted in “Dreamers Told Feds Where They Live. Will Trump Deport Them?,” U.S. News (Nov. 10, 2016).
  50. Quoted in “President-elect Trump’s road map for eviscerating Obama’s policies,” The Washington Times (Nov. 10, 2016).
  51. Quoted in  “‘McConnell Rule’ New Normal? Not so Fast,” Bloomberg BNA (Nov. 10, 2016).
  52. Quoted in All Eyes on Trump SCOTUS List, Twitter Star Willett, Bloomberg BNA (Nov. 10, 2016).
  53. Guest on Heartland Institute Daily Podcast about Unraveled (Nov. 9, 2016) (Post, Audio).
  54. Quoted in GOP wins could change trajectory of Supreme Court, Washington Examiner (Nov. 9, 2016).
  55. Quoted in GOP’s Merrick Garland Delay Tactic Salvages Conservative Agenda At Supreme Court, Forbes (Nov. 9, 2016).
  56. Guest on the Texas Standard to discuss How Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Could Affect Texas Cases, National Public Radio (Nov. 9, 2016) (Audio, Post).
  57. Guest on Janet Mefferd Today to discuss Unraveled, American Family Radio (Nov. 8, 2016) (Audio, Post).
  58. Guest on Matt Patrick Show to discuss Electoral College, AM 740 KTRH Newsradio (Nov. 7, 2016).
  59.  Guest on Newsradio 740 AM KTRH in Houston to discuss Electoral College (Nov. 4, 2016).
  60. Featured in Q&A on Unraveled, Expert: ‘Obamacare’s Unraveling Ahead of Schedule’, Polizette (Nov. 4, 2016) (Excerpts).
  61. Quoted in Obamacare Hikes Hammer Swing-State Voters, Polizette (Nov. 2, 2016).
  62. Quoted in “House Obamacare Dispute Wrongly Decided, HHS Says,” Bloomberg BNA (Nov. 2, 2016).
  63. Guest on Midday Mobile 106.5 FM to Discuss Unraveled (Oct. 28, 2016) (Audio).
  64. Guest on Simon Conway Show (WHO News Radio 1040 Des Moines) to Discuss Unraveled (Oct. 27, 2016) (Audio).
  65. Guest on Simon Conway Show (WHO News Radio 1040 Des Moines) to Discuss Obamacare and Unraveled (Audio).
  66. Quoted in Fact Check: Hillary Completely WRONG On Heller Second Amendment Ruling, The Daily Caller (Oct. 19, 2016).
  67. Featured in segment on KPRC 2 (Houston’s NBC affiliate) Texas sues President Obama’s administration dozens of times (Oct. 19, 2016) (post, video).
  68. Quoted in In unusual move, feds sue Midtown bar accused of bias, Houston Chronicle (Oct. 9, 2016).
  69. Guest on Cato Daily Podcast to discuss Unraveled (Oct. 6, 2016) (post, audio).
  70. Guest on Houston Public Radio’s “Houston Matters” to discuss Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power (Sept. 27, 2016) (Audio).
  71. Guest on Federalist Society Teleforum to discuss Unraveled (Sept. 27, 2016) (Audio)
  72. Quoted in Trump Threatens To Sue NYT With Made-Up Civil Standard, The Daily Caller (Sep. 18, 2016).
  73. Guest on Mike Siegel Radio Show to discuss Unraveled (Sep. 8, 2016).
  74. Quoted in Notorious RBG Says Senate Should Vote On Garland’s SCOTUS Nomination, The Daily Caller (Sep. 8, 2016).
  75. Quoted in “He Denied Blacks Citizenship. Now a City Is Deciding His Statue’s Fate,” New York Times (Sep. 4, 2016) (excerpt).
  76. Guest on Jim Brown Radio Show to discuss Unraveled (Aug. 28, 2016).
  77. Guest on Houston Matters to discuss prayer in the public square (Aug. 19, 2016) (Audio).
  78. Quoted in Could members of the electoral college go rogue on Trump?, ABA Journal (Aug. 8, 2016).
  79. Cited in What Do the Satanic Temple and Jehovah’s Witnesses Have in Common? They Are Champions Against Government Inculcation of Belief, Verdict (Aug. 4, 2016).
  80. Quoted in Trump and Our National Suicide, The Weekly Standard (Aug. 2. 2016).
  81. Quoted in Donald Trump: The Constitution Buster, Reason (Aug. 2. 2016).
  82. Quoted in ‘That’s Not What I Heard,’ Wall Street Journal (Aug. 1, 2016).
  83. Quoted in Which Side of the Law is Trump On?, Newsweek (Jul. 30, 2016).
  84. Quoted in 6 ways Donald Trump wants to trample the Constitution, The Week (Jul. 26, 2016).
  85. Interviewed by Bloomberg BNA, 90 Second Recess (July 21, 2016).
  86. Quoted in Judging Justice Ginsburg’s Trump Mea Culpa, Wall Street Journal Law Blog (Jul. 14, 2016).
  87. Quoted in The lady who talks too much, The Washington Times (Jul. 13, 2016).
  88. Quoted in Justice Ginsburg Hints Hillary Will Be POTUS, Shudders At Trump, The Daily Caller (Jul. 8, 2016).
  89. Guest on Airtalk, 89.3 KPCC Los Angeles Public Radio, to discuss gun restraining orders (June 28, 2016) (Audio).
  90. Guest on Houston Matters to discuss Supreme Court Term (Jun. 27, 2016) (Audio).
  91. Guest on WJIM’s The Steve Gruber Show to discuss transgender pronouns (Jun. 27, 2016).
  92. Cited in Federal Judge: U.S. Constitution Is Outdated, Judges Should Stop Studying It, Mediaite (Jun. 27, 2016).
  93. Cited in Veteran Federal Judge’s Stunning Declaration About the Constitution, The Blaze (Jun. 27, 2016).
  94. Cited in President Obama Loses Big On Immigration, The Federalist (June 24, 2016).
  95. Guest on Federalist Society Podcast to discuss U.S. v. Texas (June 23, 2016) (Audio).
  96. Guest on To The Point to discuss U.S. v. Texas (June 23, 2016) (Audio).
  97. Guest on Houston Matters to discuss U.S. v. Texas (June 23, 2016) (Audio).
  98. Guest on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO Los Angeles, to discuss U.S. v. Texas (June 23, 2016).
  99. Quoted in Dreamers’ Nightmare Deferred by Supreme Court Immigration Split, U.S. News & World Report (June 23, 2016).
  100. Quoted in Obama immigration victory could help Trump, Houston Chronicle (June 22, 2016).
  101. Quoted in Google Link in Supreme Court Case Shows Struggle on Citation, Fortune (June 22, 2016).
  102. Guest on To The Point, Public Radio International to discuss Supreme Court Term (audio).
  103. Guest on KURV Radio, McAllen, TX to discuss No-Buy List (June 17, 2016).
  104. Guest on Airtalk, 89.3 KPCC Los Angeles Public Radio, to discuss No-Buy List (June 16, 2016) (Audio).
  105. Guest on KURV Radio, McAllen, TX to discuss 9th Circuit’s Second Amendment decision (June 10, 2016).
  106. Quoted in Trump U. case shows Donald Trump’s dangerous disregard for the Constitution, Penn Live (June 7, 2016).
  107. Quoted in Trump’s personal attacks on judge spark GOP concerns, Associated Press (June 3, 2016).
  108. Quoted in Solicitor general who defended ACA in Supreme Court steps down, Modern Healthcare (June 3, 2016).
  109. Cited in Trump hits new low with attack on ‘Mexican’ judge, GazetteXtra (May 31, 2016).
  110. Quoted in Mitch McConnell Says Donald Trump Would Respect Limits On Power, HuffPost Politics (May 31, 2016).
  111. Quoted in Donald Trump’s smear campaign against a federal judge, explained, Vox (May 31, 2016).
  112. Guest on Houston Matters, Why the Supreme Court Punted on the HBU Birth Control Case (May 31, 2016) (Audio).
  113. Quoted in Federal Court Rules Obamacare Insurance Reimbursements Unconstitutional, The Heartland Institute (May 30, 2016).
  114. Quoted in That’s Amica Curiae, Thank You Very Much, (May 24, 2016).
  115. Guest on Red, White and Blue, Houston Public Media (May 24, 2016).
  116. Guest, House of Representatives Wins Round One of Obamacare Challenge: U.S. House of Representatives v. Burwell – Podcast, The Federalist Society (My 20, 2016).
  117. Quoted in Trump announces his Supreme Court picks, including one who has repeatedly mocked him, L.A. Times (May 18, 2016).
  118. Guest on Red, White and Blue on Houston Public Media to discuss Supreme Court term (May 20, 2016).
  119. Quoted in House Republicans won their ACA lawsuit. Here’s what happens next, Modern Healthcare (May 12, 2016).
  120. Quoted in Court Derails Amtrak, Again, Bloomberg BNA United States Law Week (May 5, 2016).
  121. Quoted in Supreme Court Requests Additional Briefs in ACA Employer Conscience Case, The Heartland Institute (May 5, 2016).
  122. Quoted in Stevens Recounts His Clashes With Scalia, National Law Journal (April 26, 2016).
  123. Guest on National Constitution Center PodcastIs President Obama’s immigration policy against the law? (April 16, 2016) (Audio).
  124. Quoted in Justice Sotomayor Tips Her Hand In DAPA Case Arguments, The Daily Caller (April 19, 2016).
  125. Quoted in Top court tie likely a defeat for Obama, Boston Herald (April 19, 2016).
  126. Guest on To The Point–Undocumented Parents and the Supreme Court, National Public Radio to discuss U.S. v. Texas (April 18, 2016).
  127. Federalist Society Podcast on U.S. v. Texas (April 18, 2016).
  128. Quoted in Supreme Court Sharply divided by Obama immigration plan, Houston Chronicle (April 18, 2016).
  129. Quoted in Supreme Court’s Take on Immigration Raises Election Stakes, Roll Call (April 18, 2016).
  130. Guest on KURV Radio, McAllen, TX to discuss U.S. v. Texas (April 18, 2016).
  131. Quoted in Supreme Court to hear Texas’ challenge to DAPA, The Houston Chronicle (April 17, 2016).
  132. Quoted in Obama amnesty Supreme Court case to test limits of presidential power, The Washington Times (April 17, 2016).
  133. Quoted in U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments in immigration case, The Oklahoman (April 17, 2016).
  134. Federalist Society Video explaining U.S. v. Texas (April 17, 2016).
  135. Quoted in “Obama immigration actions face critical day at high court,” The Hill (April 16, 2016).
  136. Quoted in Immigration Case Injects Supreme Court Into Election-Year Storm, Bloomberg Politics (April 16, 2016).
  137. Cited in Technology: Breaking the law, The Financial Times (April 11, 2016) (PDF).
  138. Cited in Chalk and Awe, Wall Street Journal (April 4, 2016).
  139. Guest on John Locke Foundation Podcast, Assessing Scalia’s Supreme Court importance (Apr. 1, 2016) (Audio).
  140. Quoted in “The growing controversy over Georgia’s Indiana-style religious freedom bill, explained,” Vox (Mar. 25, 2016).
  141. Quoted in SCOTUS pick has history in healthcare-related cases, Modern Healthcare (March 16, 2016).
  142. Guest on Cato Daily Podcast, “Repair (or End) Judicial Nomination Hearings,” March 17, 2016.
  143. Guest on Alan Nathan Radio Show to discuss Supreme Court nomination, March 17, 2016.
  144. Quoted in Politico Huddle, (March 7, 2016).
  145. Cited in Congressional Research Services, The Death of Justice Scalia: Procedural Issues Arising on an Eight-Member Supreme Court (Feb. 25, 2016).
  146. Quoted in Supreme Court nominee expected in ‘a week or so’, Modern Healthcare (March 5, 2016).
  147. Interviewed on Houston Public Media for segment on Texas-related Supreme Court cases following death of Justice Scalia (Feb. 22, 2016) (Audio).
  148. Quoted in The Senate Should Block an Obama Nomination to the Supreme Court, National Review (Feb. 21, 2016).
  149. Quoted in Two Dissents Will Be Scalia’s Final Contribution, Bloomberg BNA Law Week (Feb. 18, 2016).
  150. Rutgers-Camden, recalling Scalia as judge and man, Philadelphia Inquirer (Feb. 17, 2016).
  151. Quoted in How Democrats stoked partisanship in Supreme Court confirmation process (Feb. 17, 2016).
  152. Quoted in Inevitability or pipe dream?: Meet the Second Amendment repealists, Salon (Feb. 15, 2016).
  153. Quoted in “Block an Obama nominee,” Real Clear Politics (Feb. 16, 2016)
  154. Quoted in “Scalia’s death could affect outcomes of Texas cases,” The Houston Chronicle (Feb. 15, 2016).
  155. Quoted in Antonin Scalia left us wisdom in dissent, USA Today (Feb. 13, 2016).
  156. Quoted in Justice Scalia’s death leaves healthcare cases in limbo, Modern Healthcare (Feb. 13, 2016).
  157. Quoted in After his first decade, Alito is ‘every bit as conservative as conservatives could have dreamed’, ABA Journal (February 2016).
  158. Quoted in A win for House Republicans in ACA lawsuit could cost billions, Urban Institute says, Modern Health Care (Jan. 26, 2016).
  159. Guest on “The What’s Up Radio Program” with Terry Lowry to discuss Supreme Court’s immigration case (Jan. 25, 2016) (Audio).
  160. Guest on Fox News Channel’s “American News HQ” to discuss Supreme Court’s immigration case (Jan. 23, 2016) (Video).
  161. Guest on Mike Slater Show to discuss Supreme Court’s immigration case, 760 KFMB San Diego (Jan. 22, 2016).
  162. Quoted by George F. Will, Will the Supreme Court strike back at Obama’s overreach? The Washington Post (Jan. 21, 2016).
  163. Quoted in Will Supreme Court uphold Obama’s legacy?, Politico (Jan. 19, 2016).
  164. Quoted in Will the Supreme Court limit Obama’s executive power?, CNN (Jan. 19, 2016).
  165. Interviewed on KTSA Newsradio San Antonio for segment on Court’s review of Texas immigration case (Jan. 19, 2016).
  166. Guest on PBS News Hour for segment on Supreme Court’s review of Texas immigration case (Jan. 19, 2016) (Video).
  167. Featured in “Executive Power & Gun Control,” The Federalist Society (Jan. 17, 2016).
  168. Quoted in Three involved in US-Iran prisoner exchange had Houston ties, Houston Chronicle (Jan. 16, 2016) (excerpts).
  169. Quoted in Supreme Court takes no action on Obama immigration reform, Houston Chronicle (Jan. 15, 2016).
  170. Quoted in Anna Nicole to Nicole Richie: Celebs Put Spotlight on SCOTUS, Bloomberg BNA Law Week (Jan. 12, 2016).
  171. Quoted in “Rosenberg mayor sends prayerful New Year’s message to city workers,” Houston Chronicle (January 6, 2016).
  172. Quoted in “New Year, New ACA Provisions, Court Cases and More,” California Health Line (January 6, 2016).
  173. Quoted in the the Charlotte Observer, “Are Obama’s executive actions on guns legal?” (January 6, 2016).
  174. Quoted in Obama Adds Gun Control To List Of Executive End-Runs Around Congress, Forbes (Jan. 4, 2016).
  175. Guest on France 24 International News “The Debate” to discuss executive action on guns (January 5, 2016) (Video).