Monthly Archives: December 2010

Prop. 8 Appeal: Now It's Up to the Judges

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KQED’s Scott Shafer was at the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco to cover today’s Proposition 8 arguments. I asked him for his 15-word impression. “Momentous. Historic. I couldn’t help but think of Brown v. Board of Education”–the 1954 … Continue reading »


Proposition 8 Appeals Hearing: Live Blog

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12:45 p.m.: Cooper closes with one last reminder that Colorado Amendment 2, struck down by Romer (1996) is fundamentally different from Proposition 8. Amendment 2 was much more sweeping. The hearing is adjourned. 12:44 p.m.: Cooper: Loving fundamentally different from … Continue reading »


Proposition 8 in the 9th: Pre-Hearing Edition

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Today’s the day the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco hears an appeal of last August’s federal court decision overturning California’s ban on same-sex marriage, Proposition 8. Here are a few readings to get us up to … Continue reading »


Prop. 8 Appeal Hearings Live on KQED Radio and KQED.org

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Beginning at 10am PST tomorrow (Monday, December 6) we’ll be presenting special, live coverage of the oral arguments before the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. If you’re in the Bay Area, tune in to KQED 88.5 for live, anchored … Continue reading »


Interview With Kris Perry

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Scott Shafer interviewed Kristin Perry, the only eponymous plaintiff in Perry v. Schwarzenegger.