Tag: 9th circuit

Experts: Prop 8 ruling may dodge high court

9th Circuit panel crafts its decision striking down California amendment narrowly, avoids question of whether other states can ban marriage LISA LEFF  |  Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Conservative critics like to point out...

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Court won’t release videos from Prop 8 trial

A federal appeals court refused Thursday to unseal video recordings of a landmark trial on the constitutionality of California’s same-sex marriage ban but said it needed more time to decide if a lower court judge properly struck down the voter-approved ban.

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Supreme Court hearing on Prop 8 to be televised

The seven-member California State Supreme Court will hear arguments Sept. 6, on whether state law gives the anti-gay group which pushed for passage of  Proposition 8, the voter approved state constitutional amendment banning gay...

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Witt, DOD reach settlement in DADT case

Major Margaret Witt DOD agrees to allow major to retire with full benefits; DOJ won’t appeal her 9th Circuit victory LISA KEEN | Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com The ACLU of Washington State announced Tuesday, May 10, that Air...

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Court refuses to suspend lawsuit challenging DADT

LISA LEFF  |  Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court has denied the government’s request to suspend a lawsuit challenging the military’s ban on openly gay servicemembers. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court...

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Prop 8 case sent to Calif. Supreme Court

LGBT advocates frustrated over delay Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service A 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel surprised many Proposition 8 observers Tuesday, Jan. 4 when it suddenly issued five documents relating to the case....

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