Tag Archives: 9th Circuit
Attorneys defending California’s same-sex marriage ban are filing a petition today (February 21), seeking full 9th Circuit review of an appeals panel ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional.
Proposition 8 is unconstitutional, said a divided federal appeals court panel in San Francisco Tuesday (February 7).
Most gay legal activists issued a subtle yawn in reaction to the 22-page decision Thursday by a federal appeals panel to keep the Proposition 8 trial videotapes under seal.
There was some drama in the courtroom as attorneys litigating Proposition 8 in a San Francisco federal appeals court Thursday took their last swings. The normally staid somewhat flustered
Attorneys for the proponents of California’s same-sex marriage ban filed notice Thursday, September 22, that they intend to ask a federal appeals court to overturn a recent decision to make public videotapes of the landmark trial.
"Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" will be off the books September 20. But there is still concern among some that the removal of that specific law barring gays from the military will not stop discrimination against gays in the military.
For the second week in a row, Proposition 8 is in court and, next week, it’s right back where it started. On Tuesday, September 6, the court is the California Supreme Court, and the question is whether there is any authority
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals granted an emergency order Friday night (July 15) temporarily reinstating its original stay of an order that had prohibited the government from enforcing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued yet another order this month, this time giving the federal government 10 days to "show cause" why the court should not dismiss as moot an appeal seeking to defend "Don’t Ask, Don’t