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.
Prop. 8 Supporters Want Judge To Return Trial TapesThe sponsors of California's same-sex marriage ban want the now-retired federal judge who declared Proposition 8 unconstitutional to surrender videotapes of the trial that led to his ruling.
Phil Matier: Prop 8 Judge Confirms He's GayChief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker retired in February, several months after his landmark decision that’s being challenged in an appeals court.
Judge Who Tossed California Gay Marriage Ban To RetireThe federal judge who struck down California's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional this year announced Wednesday he is retiring from the bench after 21 years.