We have unexpectedly quick news out of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on the Perry v. Schwarzenegger Proposition 8 marriage equality appeal. the 9th has dismissed Imperial county’s attempt to intervene, and certified the remainder of the case to the California Supreme Court for a determination of the issue of standing, which it held to be a state law issue.
|By: bmaz Tuesday January 4, 2011 1:51 pm|
|By: bmaz Monday December 6, 2010 9:44 am|
Today is oral argument in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in the groundbreaking marriage equality civil rights case of Perry v. Schwarzenegger; join us for a live blog and discussion of the proceedings which are being televised live on CSPAN and numerous other networks and internet feeds.
|By: bmaz Friday September 10, 2010 5:17 pm|
With the long anticipated retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, it was important for President Obama to appoint and get confirmed a new justice so there would not only be a full compliment of justices on the court, but to insure the ideological balance of the court was maintained. By selecting Elena Kagan, Obama certainly [...]
|By: bmaz Monday August 16, 2010 3:55 pm|
The 9th Circuit has granted the request for stay in the Perry Prop 8 case.
|By: bmaz Thursday August 12, 2010 12:45 pm|
Judge Walker has made his decision on the motion to stay his judgment in the Proposition 8 case.
|By: bmaz Friday August 6, 2010 7:16 pm|
The governor and Attorney General of the State of California have filed formal briefs opposing the stay of Judge Walker’s decision in the Proposition 8 case that the law is unconstitutional and cannot stand. This gives cover to Judge Walker to deny the stay and he is likely to do just that.
|By: bmaz Wednesday August 4, 2010 2:10 pm|
The decision from Judge Vaughn Walker is in and the hatred and discrimination of California’s Proposition 8 has been overturned and declared unconstitutional.
|By: bmaz Wednesday August 4, 2010 12:22 am|
From a knowledge of court procedure, and the fact that Defendant Intervenors have already lodged a Motion For Stay Pending Appeal, it is quite clear that Judge Walker’s opinion will be a victory for gay marriage and a loss to the Proposition 8 H8ters. Proposition 8 is going to be held to be unconstitutional.
|By: bmaz Tuesday August 3, 2010 4:42 pm|
Perry v. Schwarzenegger Prop 8 Decision will be issued by Judge Vaughn Walker tomorrow
|By: bmaz Wednesday January 13, 2010 2:44 pm|
The Supreme Court has issued its decision denying video coverage of the Prop 8 trial.