Monthly Archives: December 2011

Clooney Lends Star Power to Prop 8 Play

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The West Coast premiere of “8”, the stage play written by Academy Award-winner Dustin Lance Black (“Milk”), will star George Clooney. The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER), which is funding the legal team fighting Prop. 8, announced that Clooney will perform at … Continue reading »

Ethics of Prop. 8 Judge Weighed in Federal Appeals Court

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Judicial ethics and rules of disclosure require judges to reveal whether they have a personal interest in the outcome of a case before them. Supporters of Prop. 8 argue for that reason Judge Vaughn Walker should have disclosed he was … Continue reading »

Prop. 8's Long and Winding Road Continues

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It’s been exactly a year since a panel of 9th Circuit Court judges heard oral arguments on an appeal of Judge Vaughn Walker’s 2010 decision striking down Prop. 8 for violating the U.S. Constitution. No decision has been rendered on that … Continue reading »