Tag Archives: Theodore Boutrous

Prop 8 judge’s most personal intentions coming under scrutiny

Former U.S. District Court Chief Judge Vaughn Walker recently told a small group of reporters that it would be a “very slippery slope” to say that a judge's “sexuality” should prevent him or her from handling a case such as

Drama in the court: Judge Walker is called to ‘answer’

The new Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco has asked former Chief Judge Vaughn Walker to come back to court. In an April 28 order, Judge James Ware instructed Walker to appear in court to answer

4th issue erupts in Prop 8 case

The court battle over Proposition 8 has escalated yet another step—now over a First Amendment issue. Two days after attorneys for proponents of California’s ban on same-sex marriage filed a motion seeking to have a videotape of the landmark Proposition 8