Vaughn Walker

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Ex-Prop. 8 Judge Says ‘Time Has Come’ For Gay Marriage

The 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.”

04/20/2012

Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Rules Prop. 8 Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional

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.

02/07/2012

Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prop. 8 Appeals Argued In SF Courtroom

Three 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.

12/08/2011

Lesbian Wedding

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/14/2011

Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Questions Prop. 8 Supporters Over Bid To Nullify Ruling

A 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.

CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

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Prop 8 Case Heads Back To San Francisco Federal Court

Sponsors 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.

CBS San Francisco–06/12/2011

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

Hearing Set For Motion To Disqualify Prop 8 Judge

A 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.

CBS San Francisco–04/27/2011

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

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