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Tag: Vikram Amar

January 5, 2011 | 3:02 pm

Prop 8 Trial: The Question of Standing

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Yesterday, KQED’s Scott Shafer interviewed UC Davis law professor and associate dean Vikram Amar about the Federal Appeals Court order asking the California Supreme Court for “certification” on the question of “standing,” or the right to sue in court. Certification is basically a call for guidance on state law. In this case the court wants […]

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November 18, 2010 | 10:32 am

Proposition 8 Lawsuit: Unintended Legal Consequences?

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Backers and opponents of Proposition 8, California’s same-sex marriage ban, will have their day in court December 6th. The hearing will be televised on C-SPAN. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco this week outlined the issues they want both sides to address in the¬†two-hour hearing (expanded from the original one hour). The […]

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