Thomas Jipping
Thomas Jipping
Thomas Jipping

Thomas L. Jipping, a senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, is the deputy director of Heritage’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies.

Senate Democrats Are Padding The Filibuster Numbers To Lie About Why They Want To Kill It

Now that they are back in the Senate majority, Democrats are falsely inflating filibuster numbers in order to create a fake crisis.

Democrats’ Arguments For Confirming Merrick Garland In 2016 Support Confirming Trump’s Nominee Now

Democrats have advocated different sets of rules for handling nominations of Democrat and Republican presidents, and therefore, their lectures about what to do now are not exactly credible.

After Trump Took Office, Judicial Nominee Obstruction Skyrocketed From 3 To 75 Percent

Nothing rationally related to the judicial appointment process explains such a wholesale repudiation of norms that had prevailed for more than two centuries.

How Courts Would Use The Equal Rights Amendment To Ruin The Country

Federal judges will need no more than an imagination and a political agenda to use the Equal Rights Amendment for all sorts of mischief.

The ‘Equal Rights Amendment’ Virginia Just Ratified Is A Legal Fiction

If a legislature ratifies a constitutional amendment, but that amendment does not exist, has the legislature actually done anything?

Impeachment Articles Reveal It’s All About Stopping Trump From Winning In 2020

This is why Democrats have been pushing to impeach Donald Trump for as long as he’s been in office: they do not want risk that he might get re-elected.

Chuck Schumer Is Perfectly Willing To Vote For ‘Not Qualified’ Judges When It’s Not Trump Appointing Them

Is there any reason that anonymous negative information from the American Bar Association should be discounted for Vanessa Bryant’s nomination but not for Lawrence VanDyke’s?

By Democrat Standards, Democrats Are Massively Obstructing Trump’s Judicial Nominees

The same thing that so troubled Sen. Patrick Leahy in 2010 happened 25 times in the first eight months of 2019. Leahy not only failed to object, he actually led the effort.

Opposition To Judicial Nominees Skyrocketed From 3 To 70 Percent After Trump Took Office

Nearly 40 percent of all votes in American history to filibuster judicial nominees have occurred since President Trump took office.