Terry Eastland

Executive Editor

Mitch McConnell, Judicial Activist

The Senate minority leader seeks majority opinions.

Apr 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 31 • By TERRY EASTLAND



Senators Arlen Specter (Pa.) and Orrin Hatch (Utah) at a press conference

Ordeal by Congress

The human cost of advice and consent.

Mar 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 27

Eric Holder


Mar 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26


Excluding by Race

Mar 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 25


After the Filibuster

The coming war over presidential appointments

Feb 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 23


Rein in HUD

Jan 27, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 19

Opening the first Continental Congress with prayer

A Prayer Before Legislating

Where church meets state.

Dec 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 16

President Obama and friends defending the Affordable Care Act, December 3, 2013

Undoing the Damage

The (legal) case against Obamacare.

Dec 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 15

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

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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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