Terry Eastland

Executive Editor
Signing the education reorganization act (2001)

Florida Key

A clear-eyed view of Jeb Bush as governor

Feb 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 21 • By TERRY EASTLAND



Scalia, Roberts

Justice Scalia vs. Justice Roberts

A dispute among conservatives over the ­administrative state.

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


A Man and His Rhubarb

Terry Eastland, sweet and sour stalker.

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

Photo of the Constitution

Obama v. Constitution

Jan 23, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 18

Photo of Supreme Court building

The Texas Diversity Wars

Will the Supreme Court step in?

Oct 31, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 07

Supreme Court

Liberty Is at Stake

Jul 18, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 41

Let Our Criminals Go?

Let Our Criminals Go?

Jun 6, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 36

Justice Anthony Kennedy

Case Dismissed!

Apr 18, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 30

White House Pushes Interfaith Cooperation for 2012

White House Pushes Interfaith Cooperation for 2012

Obama treads the fine line between politics and religion during an election year.

10:59 AM, Apr 8, 2011

We the People

We the People

Jan 17, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 17

The Leahy Courts

The Leahy Courts

Dec 20, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 14

Pence’s Presidential Pensées

Pence’s Presidential Pensées

An Indiana congressman’s critique of Obamaism.

Dec 20, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 14

Cities of God

Cities of God

Christianity meets culture.

Oct 11, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 04


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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