Judge Vaughn Walker

Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Questions Prop. 8 Supporters Over Bid To Nullify Ruling

A federal judge in San Francisco said Monday he hopes to rule quickly on a bid by sponsors of Proposition 8 to have him nullify another judge’s decision overturning the ban on same-sex marriage.

CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011


Couples In Prop. 8 Case Want Trial Tapes Public

Lawyers for two same-sex couples who sued to overturn California’s gay marriage ban want a federal appeals court to make videotapes of the case’s lower court trial public.

CBS San Francisco–04/15/2011

U.S District Judge Vaughn Walker

Prop. 8 Supporters Want Judge To Return Trial Tapes

The sponsors of California’s same-sex marriage ban want the now-retired federal judge who declared Proposition 8 unconstitutional to surrender videotapes of the trial that led to his ruling.

CBS San Francisco–04/13/2011

Gay marriage ring exchange

San Francisco Federal Appeals Court To Hear Marriage Ban Case In December

A federal appeals court has set Dec. 6 as the day it will hear arguments to determine the constitutionality of California’s gay marriage ban.

CBS San Francisco–10/21/2010

Judge Rules Same Sex Marriage May Resume Next Week

SAN FRANCISCO, (KCBS)_ Chief Judge Vaughn Walker who ruled last week that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional denied a motion today from the measure’s supporters to stay his ruling.


Same-Sex Weddings on Hold, Motions Filed

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)_ The federal judge who rejected California’s ban on same-sex marriage is now weighing legal briefs from both sides on whether to hold off on implementing his decision while the case is appealed.


Judge Overturns Proposition 8

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) _ U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker has overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban, a landmark case in which a lawsuit was filed by two gay couples who claimed they had their civil rights […]


Prop 8 Trial Ruling to be Issued Wednesday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ The first word on whether California’s same-sex marriage ban passes scrutiny under the U.S. Constitution is scheduled to come down Wednesday when a federal judge issues his ruling in a landmark […]