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Category Archives: Judge Walker
Some are calling it a “hail Mary” legal move, but backers of Proposition 8 filed a motion in federal court Monday calling on the Chief Judge who replaced Vaughn Walker to throw out Walker’s sweeping 2010 decision striking down the ballot … Continue reading
Although Judge Vaughn Walker informed the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals last week that he was planning to use the excerpt from the Prop. 8 trial again this week in a talk at Gonzaga University Law School, a spokeswoman now … Continue reading
Retired federal judge Vaughn Walker today responded to a complaint that he illegally used a video clip of the Prop. 8 trial during a presentation he made at the University of Arizona. In a letter to the 9th … Continue reading
Eight months after his decision striking down Prop. 8, Vaughn Walker is once again infuriating the ballot measure’s backers. Walker, who retired from the bench in February, is under fire for using a 3-minute video clip from last year’s … Continue reading
Vaughn Walker announced Wednesday that he is retiring from the federal bench. Walker is known as a Republican with a strong independent streak and his decision in August striking down California’s Proposition 8 banning same sex marriage cemented that reputation. … Continue reading
Host Cy Musiker spoke to U.C. Davis law professor Vikram Amar about what happens next to Proposition 8. Musiker: Judge Walker seems to be taking a lot of jabs at the defendants in the Prop 8 case. Amar: Well one … Continue reading
U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker has lifted the stay on his ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional, which has kept same-sex couples from marrying. However, his decision will not take effect until next week. That judgment shall be STAYED until … Continue reading
We received notice from the district court this evening that Judge Walker plans to issue his decision Thursday morning on whether same-sex marriages can resume in California while the supporters of Proposition 8 appeal his ruling from last week. That … Continue reading
The timing of Judge Vaughn Walker’s landmark Prop. 8 ruling has some historic irony.
Judge Walker will rule Wednesday on whether Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage, violates the U.S. Constitution.