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U.S District Judge Vaughn Walker

Brown Accuses Prop. 8 Lawyers Of Judicial ‘Witch Hunt’

Lawyers for California Gov. Jerry Brown are accusing the backers of the state’s same-sex marriage ban of engaging in a thinly veiled “witch hunt.”

CBS San Francisco–05/12/2011

Josh Willingham of the Oakland A's. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s Willingham Appeals Suspension Over Umpire Argument

Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Willingham has appealed a one-game suspension for making contact with an umpire during a weekend dispute.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

U.S District Judge Vaughn Walker

Legal Experts: Prop. 8 Judge’s Sexual Orientation Is Non-Issue

Prop. 8 supporters argue that Judge Vaughn Walker had a potential conflict because he has been in a relationship with the same man for a decade and might want to get hitched himself.

CBS San Francisco–04/26/2011

U.S District Judge Vaughn Walker

Judge’s Partner Cited As Grounds For Prop. 8 Appeal

The sponsors of California’s same-sex marriage ban say the recent disclosure by the federal judge who struck down Proposition 8 that he is in a long-term relationship with another man has given them new grounds to appeal.

CBS San Francisco–04/25/2011

U.S District Judge Vaughn Walker

Phil Matier: Prop 8 Judge Confirms He’s Gay

Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker retired in February, several months after his landmark decision that’s being challenged in an appeals court.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/07/2011

Convicted murderer Scott Peterson is escorted by two San Mateo County Sheriff deputies as he is walked from the jail to an awaiting van March 17, 2005 (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawyer Seeks More Time To File Scott Peterson Appeal

Scott Peterson has asked the California Supreme Court for more time to appeal his death penalty conviction.

04/01/2011

Susan Polk

Woman’s Appeal Denied In Notorious ’02 Orinda Murder Case

The California Supreme Court today turned down an appeal by Susan Polk of her second-degree murder conviction in the killing of her estranged psychotherapist husband in Contra Costa County.

CBS San Francisco–03/30/2011

Lesbian Wedding

Judges Deny Bid To Resume Gay Marriages During Prop. 8 Appeal

A federal appeals court in San Francisco has turned down a bid to allow gay marriages to resume in California while the Prop. 8 legal case is pending.

CBS San Francisco–03/23/2011

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Prop 8 Appeals Court Ruling Not Expected For Months

One thing that both sides in California’s same-sex marriage debate seemed to agree on now that a federal appeals court has heard the case: it will be a waiting game.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/07/2010

9th U.S. Circuit Court Judge Michael Hawkins speaks during a hearing Monday on the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8. (CBS)

San Francisco Appeals Court Considers Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal appeals court began hearing arguments Monday on whether California’s same-sex marriage ban is constitutional in a hearing televised nationally.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/06/2010

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