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Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage converge in front of the US Supreme Court as the March for Marriage arrives at the court in Washington,DC on March 26, 2013. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On California Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The Supreme Court dove into a historic debate on gay rights Tuesday that could soon lead to resumption of same-sex marriage in California, but the justices signaled they may not be ready for a major national ruling on whether America’s gays and lesbians have a right to marry.

03/26/2013

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KPIX Poll: Californians Support Gay Marriage, Want Prop. 8 Overturned

On the eve of a U.S. Supreme Court hearing over California’s Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban, a newly released KPIX-TV poll finds a majority of the state’s residents support gay marriage and believe the nation’s high court should overturn the law forbidding it.

03/25/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Case May Affect Prop. 209, Bring Back Affirmative Action

A civil rights lawyer who challenged a ban on affirmative action in public university admissions in Michigan said Monday that a future U.S. Supreme Court ruling in that case could “reopen the door” to a resumption of limited affirmative action in California.

03/25/2013

US Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts participates in the courts official photo session on October 8, 2010 at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Lesbian Cousin Of Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts To Attend Prop 8 Arguments

A San Francisco woman says she and her lesbian partner will attend the gay marriage argument at the Supreme Court, courtesy of her cousin, Chief Justice John Roberts.

03/25/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters outside the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Set To Hear Arguments On California Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Nearly four years after a constitutional challenge was quietly filed in federal court in San Francisco late on a Friday afternoon, California’s ban on same-sex marriage will go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.

03/25/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the voter-approved Proposition 8 measure violates the civil rights of gay men and lesbians.

SJ Passes Resolution Backing SF In Supreme Court Proposition 8 Fight

The San Jose City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday in support of San Francisco’s scheduled argument next month before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8, although it was not a unanimous vote.

02/13/2013

Justice Antonin Scalia. (U.S. Supreme Court official photo)

With Calif. Marriage Case Pending, Scalia Says Gay Rights Among ‘Easy’ Issues To Decide

Justice Antonin Scalia said his method of interpreting the Constitution makes some of the most hotly disputed issues that come before the U.S. Supreme Court among the easiest to resolve.

10/05/2012

Members of the Supreme Court sit for their official photo. (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Kicks Off New Term, Faces Agenda That May Include Gay Marriage

A new term opened on Monday and the nine justices will address another potentially historic docket. California’s fight same-sex marriage could be taken up.

10/01/2012

university of california, berkeley

UC Urges Supreme Court To Uphold Texas Affirmative Action Policy

The University of California is urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to make Texas suffer the same lack of diversity that it argues has plagued UC ever since the passage of Proposition 209.

08/14/2012

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Rohnert Park Casino Faces New Legal Challenge

There is more hope for opponents of a Rohnert Park casino following a ruling in favor of a Michigan man who is trying to block a tribal casino in that state.

06/19/2012

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