U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker

U.S District Judge Vaughn Walker

Prop. 8 Opponents Argue Gay Judge Fit To Rule On Measure

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.

CBS San Francisco–05/13/2011

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

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

Judge Doubts Gay Marriage Ban's Backers Can 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 […]


Lawyer Gathers Compelling Support Against Prop. 8

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 […]