Prop. 8 Opponents Argue Gay Judge Fit To Rule On MeasureThe legal team that successfully challenged the ban in Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker's court last year argued that the now-retired jurist had no obligation to reveal his sexual orientation.
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."
Legal Experts: Prop. 8 Judge's Sexual Orientation Is Non-IssueProp. 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.
Judge's Partner Cited As Grounds For Prop. 8 AppealThe 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.