Josh Blackman

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Josh Blackman is an Associate Professor at the South Texas College of Law Houston, and the author of Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power.

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Donald Trump

Conservative and Libertarian Lawyers in the Era of Trump

At the 2017 Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, conservative and libertarian lawyers squeezed red stress balls that were adorned with the now-famous slogan: “But Gorsuch!” The Washington Examiner explained that the stress balls, distributed by the R Street Institute, would give relief to those “who seek reasons to remain hopeful amid Trump’s first year in office.” This meme has become a mantra: Everything is terrible, but at least