Ex-Prop. 8 Judge Says 'Time Has Come' For Gay MarriageThe now-retired federal judge who struck down Proposition 8 said at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday he thinks same-sex marriage is “an idea whose time has come.”
Federal Appeals Court Rules Prop. 8 Ban On Same-Sex Marriage UnconstitutionalA 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.
Prop. 8 Appeals Argued In SF CourtroomThree federal appeals court judges were hearing arguments in San Francisco Thursday afternoon on two issues related to last year’s trial on Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
Judge Denies Bid To Overturn Prop 8 Ruling A Federal judge has upheld a ruling by gay judge in San Francisco that struck down the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban in California.
Judge Questions Prop. 8 Supporters Over Bid To Nullify RulingA federal judge in San Francisco said Monday he hopes to rule quickly on a bid by sponsors of Proposition 8 to have him nullify another judge’s decision overturning the ban on same-sex marriage.
Prop 8 Case Heads Back To San Francisco Federal CourtSponsors of Proposition 8 will be back in federal court in San Francisco Monday, asking a new trial judge to nullify a previous judge’s decision to overturn California’s ban on same-sex marriage.
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."
Hearing Set For Motion To Disqualify Prop 8 JudgeA federal judge has scheduled a hearing on whether a ruling that struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban should be thrown out because its author is in a same-sex relationship.
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.
Couples In Prop. 8 Case Want Trial Tapes PublicLawyers for two same-sex couples who sued to overturn California's gay marriage ban want a federal appeals court to make videotapes of the case's lower court trial public.