Terry Eastland

Executive Editor
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Amtrak Is Ruled a Public Entity

A 9-0 Court takes on the administrative state.

Apr 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29 • By TERRY EASTLAND



Biden Obama

The President’s Authority

Mar 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26

Justice Thomas

Rule by Judges

Feb 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 23

As Scalia Goes...

A High Impact Case

Feb 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 21

Signing the education reorganization act (2001)

Florida Key

A clear-eyed view of Jeb Bush as governor

Feb 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 21

Asian-American applicants: the new Jews

Waiting for the ‘Termination Point’

Is the end in sight for race-conscious college admissions?

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16


No Justification

Dec 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14


American Blueprint

The United States and its Constitution, one and inseparable

Dec 8, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 13


Let the People Decide

Nov 24, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 11


Obama’s Makeover of the Judiciary

Will the new Senate slow the march of liberal judges onto the circuit courts?

Nov 17, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 10

Swearing In 2.0

Will the Supremes Finally Rule?

Another housing discrimination case is ripe.

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07

Eric Holder

After Holder

Oct 13, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 05

Really, Mr. President, I think ‘shameless, reckless, and indefensible’ sums it u

Call It Impeachment-Lite

The case for censuring the president is being bruited about in Washington.

Sep 8, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 48


A Not So Grand Jury

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47

Abigail Fisher

The Nitty Gritty of Diversity

How many minority students = a critical mass?

Aug 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45


Senate Mischief

Jul 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43


Fight, Don’t Sue

Jul 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 41

SBA List

A Victory for Free Speech

Jun 30, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 40


Let’s Set Aside Set-Asides

In government contracting, some are more equal than others.

Jun 16, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 38

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Terry Eastland is an executive editor of The Weekly Standard. Previously, he served as publisher from 2001 to 2013. During the 1990s he was a resident scholar at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where he wrote Energy in the Executive: The Case for a Strong Presidency.  During the Reagan presidency, he served as Director of Public Affairs for the Justice Department.  Before that he worked for newspapers, including the San Diego Union and the Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va.  

His books include Counting by Race (1979), Ethics, Politics and the Independent Counsel (1989), Religious Liberty in the Supreme Court (1993), and Freedom of Expression in the Supreme Court (2000).  He has written for a variety of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the American Spectator, the New Criterion, National Review, the New Republic, the Wilson Quarterly, and the Public Interest.

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