Tag: judge walker

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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Prop 8 supporters still want judge disqualified

Lawyers file brief claiming Vaughn Walker’s ruling striking down gay marriage ban should be invalidated because he is gay and in a relationship with a man LISA LEFF  |  Associated Press editor@dallasvoice.com SAN FRANCISCO — The...

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Judge’s gay relationship at issue in Prop 8 case

Judge Vaughn Walker LISA LEFF  |  Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Rumors swirled that the federal judge who had struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban last summer was gay, but the lawyers charged with defending...

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Appeals court grants stay of Prop 8 ruling

LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued an order Monday granting Yes on 8’s request for a stay of Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional....

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Opposition is apoplectic over Prop 8 ruling

U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker Sometimes it’s fun to see what the opposition is saying, especially when they lose. Tim Wildmon is one of the most vociferous anti-gay crusaders in the country as president of the American...

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ABA agrees with Judge Walker’s ruling

David Boies This week, the American Bar Association agreed with Judge Vaughn Walker. Gays and lesbians should have the right to civil marriage. They said marriage should be legal in all 50 states. Only one person spoke against...

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