John C. Eastman

Law professor, Politician

1960 –


Who is John C. Eastman?

John C. Eastman is a conservative American law professor and constitutional law scholar. He is the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service, and former Dean at Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California. He is also the Director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, a public interest law firm affiliated with the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy.

Eastman earned his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was an editor of the law review. He also has a Ph.D. in Government from the Claremont Graduate School. He earned his B.A. in Politics and Economics from the University of Dallas. Prior to law school, he was Director of Congressional & Public Affairs at the United States Commission on Civil Rights during the Reagan administration. He was also the 1990 Republican nominee for United States Congress in the 34th District of California.

After law school, he clerked for Judge J.

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Apr 21, 1960
Also known as
  • John Eastman
  • University of Dallas
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Chicago Law School

on July 23, 2013


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