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Tag: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Appeals Court Rules That Delays in Medical Care Violates Veterans Rights

May 10, 2011 | 3:25 pm

Appeals Court Rules That Delays in Medical Care Violates Veterans Rights

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The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday that the delay in providing medical care to veterans violates their constitutional rights to disability benefits. In a strongly worded statement the judges noted that here are roughly 1,000 attempted suicides every month among veterans enrolled with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and […]

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March 23, 2011 | 11:22 am

Ninth Circuit Denies Request to Allow Same-Sex Marriage During Prop 8 Court Case

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The Ninth Circuit has denied a request from the plaintiffs in the Proposition 8 case to lift the stay on Judge Vaughn R. Walker’s decision striking down Proposition 8 as unconstitutional. What that means in English: Same-sex marriage will not be allowed until the case is resolved. Currently, the federal case has been detoured to […]

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January 5, 2011 | 1:38 pm

California Same-Sex Marriage Timeline

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The long and winding road to same-sex marriage has thus far been twistier than the MacArthur Maze, has featured many detours and dead-ends, and disappears way over the horizon when you try to glimpse an end. And yesterday’s announcement by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that it was kicking the case to California’s Supreme […]

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