U.S. Supreme Court
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Protesters took to the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall over the U.S. Supreme Court hearings on Arizona’s controversial immigration laws. They say it’s a case of merciless racial profiling.
University of California Hastings Law School professor David Faigman believes justices will ultimately uphold what many consider to be Obama’s signature achievement when the court rules in June.
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages, is unconstitutional.
A federal appeals court is ready to announce its ruling on whether California’s same-sex marriage ban violates the constitutional rights of gays and lesbians.