U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker
The 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.
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.”
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.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ The federal judge who overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban has more bad news for the measure’s backers: He doubts they have the right to challenge his ruling that gay couples can […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS)- A lawyer for two couples challenging California’s gay-marriage ban told a federal judge in San Francisco this week that two rulings by another U.S. judge in Boston on Thursday provide “compelling […]