Tag: court of appeals

BREAKING: Prop 8 ruling expected Tuesday

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is expected to rule Tuesday on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s same-sex marriage ban. Below is the official announcement from the court’s public...

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Updates from California and Hawaii

The California Supreme Court justices announced today that they will be issuing an opinion on whether YesOn8.com, the group that successfully pushed for Proposition 8 amending the state’s constitution to ban same-sex...

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Log Cabin urges court to sustain DADT case

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — A gay rights group is asking a federal appeals court in California to keep considering whether a trial judge properly struck down the U.S. military’s ban on gays serving openly in...

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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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Oral arguments ‘promising’ in Prop 8 case

Judges grill attorneys from both sides on issue of standing, merits of federal case challenging California’s same-sex marriage ban Lisa Keen |  Keen News Service SAN FRANCISCO — Famed attorney Ted Olson told a 9th Circuit...

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A viewer’s guide to the Proposition 8 arguments

3-judge panel from 9th Circuit appeals court takes up case challenging voter-approved amendment banning same-sex marriage in California; C-SPAN will televise proceedings Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com THE NEXT...

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DOJ appeals injunction halting DADT

Advocates warn LGBT servicemembers not to come out until questions are settled From Staff and Wire Reports The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday, Oct. 14 asked a federal district judge to allow the military to continue...

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