Terry Eastland

Executive Editor
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Who Gets In, Who Doesn’t?

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By TERRY EASTLAND


Case by Case

The new Oxford edition of decisions that made history.

Nov 9, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 08

A Dog in Full

Aug 31, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 46

Sotomayor v. Obama

A pseudo confirmation conversion.

Jul 27, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 42

A Confirmation Conversion?

2:59 PM, Jul 13, 2009

Reversing Sotomayor

The Ricci decision points to ongoing controversies about race.

Jul 13, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 40

The Problem with Judicial Empathy

What will constrain judges once they turn to their hearts for guidance?

Jun 8, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 36

Sacred Mistrust

God is not in the details of reporting religion.

Apr 6, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 28

The Fettered Executive

12:22 PM, Mar 13, 2009

A Dubious Presidential First

8:00 AM, Feb 26, 2009

He's a Pepper, Too

Terry Eastland, drinker.

Feb 16, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 21

The Sermon on the Mall

God and man in the Obama White House.

Feb 2, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 19

From Obama to Obama

3:32 PM, Jan 21, 2009

A Test Case for Obama

2:11 PM, Jan 15, 2009

Obama Defends Warren

2:49 PM, Dec 18, 2008

Not the Religious Left

10:27 AM, Dec 18, 2008


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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