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Federal appeals court says Prop 8 unconstitutional, says no to vacate

Proposition 8 is unconstitutional, said a divided federal appeals court panel in San Francisco Tuesday (February 7).

Federal appeals panel rules Prop 8 videos stay under seal

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.

Fed judge says Prop 8 videos should be released

On the same day a Broadway play is to premiere to highlight the transcripts from the landmark Proposition 8 trial, a federal judge has ordered release of videotapes of the trial.

Hearing Monday on release of Prop 8 videotapes

Even before the August 29 hearing takes place on whether to release to the public videotapes of the landmark trial challenging California’s same-sex marriage ban--Proposition 8--there has already been decision to prohibit the recording of the hearing on whether to

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.

Judge rejects call to vacate decision in Proposition 8 case

As expected, a federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday refused to vacate last year's landmark ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional.

Motion to vacate Proposition 8 ruling seems unlikely

SAN FRANCISCO - It now seems unlikely that a federal judge will vacate a landmark decision in which a gay judge ruled that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional.

Olson-Boies won’t be in court Monday

Famed attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies will not be in a San Francisco courtroom Monday when attorneys in the landmark Proposition 8 case square off once again. This time, the fight is over a motion to vacate the ruling August

Judicial neutrality on trial, with a Supreme backdrop

Openly gay Judge Vaughn Walker won’t be in the courtroom next Monday (June 13)—at least not physically. But he’ll certainly be there in name--and so may be U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.

Yes on 8 attorneys hammer argument based on Walker’s relationship

Yes on 8 attorneys say no one would seek to vacate openly gay Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision concerning the law barring openly gay people from the military. But when he struck down California’s law barring same-sex couples from obtaining marriage