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Prop 8 proponents to appeal Judge Ware’s ruling, too

Supporters of Proposition 8 filed official notice Monday, June 27, that they intend to appeal a U.S. District Court ruling that rejected their request to vacate the landmark decision that found California’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

Yes on 8: Gay judge’s ruling shouldn’t count

Proponents of Proposition 8 filed a motion Monday, April 25, in federal district court, seeking to vacate the August 2010 ruling by Judge Vaughn Walker that the initiative is unconstitutional, citing Walker’s recent disclosure that he is gay.

Yes on 8 wants videos out of circulation

Proponents of California’s Proposition 8 alleged in a court brief Wednesday, April 13, that former U.S. District Court Chief Judge Vaughn Walker “defied” a U.S. Supreme Court decision in February when he showed a college audience a video clip from

Olson-Boies: Yes on 8 trying to ‘usurp’ power of elected officials

Proponents of Proposition 8 are trying to subvert the California constitution for a second time, argues the legal team of Ted Olson and David Boies, in a brief filed Monday with the California Supreme Court. The brief is in preparation for

9th Circuit refuses to lift stay on ruling that Prop 8 is unconstitutional

The U.S. Court of Appeals panel hearing the Proposition 8 case on Wednesday denied a request by plaintiffs to lift the stay on the lower court’s ruling in their favor. Had the three-judge panel granted the request, same-sex couples in California

California high court will weigh in on Yes on 8 standing issue

The road to marriage equality in California just got a little longer. The California Supreme Court said today it would make ruling on whether Yes on 8 proponents have authority, under California law, to appeal a federal court ruling that

9th Circuit punts key Prop 8 question to California Supreme Court

A 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel surprised many Proposition 8 observers Tuesday when it suddenly issued five documents relating to the case. But there was no decision Tuesday in Perry v. Schwarzenegger.

Viewers’ Guide to Prop 8 argument December 6

A federal appeals panel in San Francisco will hear oral arguments Monday in the landmark challenge to Proposition 8—California’s voter-passed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. We’ve compiled some key information most court watchers will need to know and will want to

Prop 8 challengers want ‘maximum impact’

The legal team challenging Proposition 8 in California has argued that proponents of the anti-gay measure don’t have legal standing to appeal a federal judge’s ruling last August that the initiative banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. But attorney Ted Boutrous,

Judge Walker to retire next year

The federal district court judge who earlier this year presided over the landmark trial challenging the constitutionality of California’s same-sex marriage ban announced Wednesday that he will retire in February. Judge Vaughn Walker, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for