Terry Eastland

Executive Editor
Woman Silhouette

Who Gets In, Who Doesn’t?

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


Ben Carson Book

Reading Carson

The candidate’s commentaries on the Constitution.

Nov 9, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 09


Coercive Federalism

Oct 26, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 07

Ted Cruz

Swearing by the Constitution

Ted Cruz’s lodestone.

Oct 12, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 05

Kim Davis

The Kim Davis Matter

Sep 21, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 02

katherine messenger

The Constant Gardener

Terry Eastland, gardener au Courant

Sep 14, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 01


‘Diversity’ vs. the Law

Aug 24, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 47

Ted Cruz

Fixing the Court

Priority number one for the next president?

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45

Justice Kennedy

It Could Have Been Worse

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Justin Sullivan

A Chip Off the Old Block?

The distinguished career of Carly Fiorina’s father.

Jun 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39


Remembering the Constitution

Senator Mike Lee thinks we’ve forgotten some important parts.

Jun 15, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 38

Gay-rights activists protest outside the entrance  to Bob Jones University, Apri

They Can’t Deny It

Same-sex marriage and the threat to colleges’ tax-exempt status.

May 18, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 34


Deciding Who Gets to Vote

May 11, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 33

A government outfit—whether Congress likes it or not

Amtrak Is Ruled a Public Entity

A 9-0 Court takes on the administrative state.

Apr 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29

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

Signing the education reorganization act (2001)

Florida Key

A clear-eyed view of Jeb Bush as governor

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

As Scalia Goes...

A High Impact Case

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

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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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