Thomas Jipping

Thomas is a former WORLD contributor.

Legal Briefs

National
by Thomas Jipping
Posted 9/20/03, 12:00 am

A federal judge in Alabama has ruled that the state may force abortionists to give patients information favoring childbirth over abortion. The state may not, however, make abortionists pay for it. The decision in Summit Medical Center of Alabama vs. Riley was written by Chief U.S. District Judge W. Harold Albritton, a 1991 Bush appointee.

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Weapon of war

National
by Thomas Jipping
Posted 9/20/03, 12:00 am

IN A NEW BOOK, FORMER SOLICITOR GENERAL AND federal judge Robert Bork shows how judges have expanded their power at the expense of legislatures, not just in America but around the world.

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Ninth life?

National
by Thomas Jipping
Posted 9/20/03, 12:00 am

SAYING THE CASE OFFERED THE "RAW MATERIAL from which legal fiction is forged," the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit this month affirmed the conviction of Arizona murderer Warren Summerlin.

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