Terry Eastland

Executive Editor

‘Diversity’ vs. the Law

Aug 24, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 47 • By TERRY EASTLAND


AP / Tony Gutierrez

Equality for Convicts?

Another case of federal overreach.

Dec 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 14


A Rare Specimen

Rob Astorino, successful New York Republican

Dec 2, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 12


An Opportunity for the Court

Nov 4, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 08

Shaun Donovan

HUD’s Power Grab

The Obama administration plots a wholesale federal intrusion into local housing policy

Oct 14, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 06

The Constitutionalist

The Constitutionalist

Utah’s freshman senator makes his mark

Sep 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 01

Shira A. Scheindlin

Don’t Stop Frisking

Aug 26, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 47

I’m supposed to uphold the what?

A Careless Executive

Obama’s failure to do his constitutional duty.

Aug 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44


Judicial Supremacy

Jul 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 42

Supreme Court

Stop Discriminating

Jul 8, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 41


A Man and His Rhubarb

Terry Eastland, sweet and sour stalker.

Jun 17, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 38

Scalia, Roberts

Justice Scalia vs. Justice Roberts

A dispute among conservatives over the ­administrative state.

Jun 17, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 38

Thomas Perez

Thomas Perez Makes a Deal

How Obama’s Labor nominee made a Supreme Court case disappear

May 27, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 35

'Good beef for hungry people.'

Here's the Beef

Prime cuts, from the Chisholm Trail to Walter Mondale

Apr 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 30


Round Two

Another constitutional challenge to Obamacare.

Mar 25, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 27

Katherine eastland

Old Volvos Never Die

Terry Eastland’s brave new Volvo

Jan 28, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 19

Robert H. Bork

The Constitutionalist

Jan 14, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 17

Abigail Fisher

Another Reason to End Preferences

Affirmative action also hurts the ‘beneficiaries.’

Oct 15, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 05

‘The Supreme Court—as it may hereafter be constituted’ by Frederick Burr Opper (

Show Some Restraint

The Constitution is imperiled from the bench.

Sep 24, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 02

Photo of Terry Eastland with his sister Janie as children

Leila Jane Eastland, 1953-2012

Terry Eastland on Leila Jane Eastland

Mar 5, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 24


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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