Josh Blackman

Prof. Josh Blackman

Associate Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law, Houston

Professor Blackman is an Associate Professor of Law at the Houston College of Law who specializes in constitutional law, the United States Supreme Court, and the intersection of law and technology. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare.

Prof. Blackman was selected by Forbes Magazine for the “30 Under 30” in Law and Policy. He has testified before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutionality of executive action on immigration. He is an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute. He is the founder and President of the Harlan Institute, the founder of FantasySCOTUS, the Internet’s Premier Supreme Court Fantasy League, and blogs at He leads the cutting edge of legal analytics as Director of Judicial Research at LexPredict. Josh is the author of over two dozen law review articles, and his commentary has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, L.A. Times, and other national publications.

Prof. Blackman clerked for the Honorable Danny J. Boggs on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and for the Honorable Kim R. Gibson on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of the George Mason University School of Law.