Category Archives: Trial Video

Walker Responds

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    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 »


Judge's use of trial video clip under fire

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     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 »


A First: U.S. Supreme Court Overruled … By Hollywood Actors

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The Academy Award nominations were announced in Hollywood this morning, and oddly enough, not one of the nominations went to anyone involved with the new, YouTube re-enactment of the Proposition 8 trial. Kidding aside, the first of 12 “episodes” — each one a day of the trial — was uploaded to YouTube Monday.


Trial Headed to YouTube After All — As Re-enactments

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The U.S. Supreme Court has turned thumbs down on video coverage of the Prop. 8 trial. A Hollywood filmmaker has found a creative way around that ruling.


Prop. 8 Trial, Day 4 Recap

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Fresh from a U.S. Supreme Court order blocking broadcast of the trial, backers of Proposition 8 today asked the judge in the case to erase the recordings the court already made. Scott Shafer has more. Listen below or on the … Continue reading »


Job Security for a Courtroom Sketch Artist

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Among those who were relieved when the Supreme Court blocked transmission of court video was courtroom sketch artist, Vicki Behringer.


Paging Rose Mary Woods

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Yesterday’s 5-4 Supreme Court ruling on broadcasting the trial was a big win for backers of Prop. 8. Just to make sure these tapes never see the light of day, Prop. 8′s attorneys asked that all further recordings be stopped and that existing tapes be deleted.


U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Video of Prop 8 Trial Indefinitely

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In a 5-4 decision today, the nation’s high court ruled to block video coverage of the trial challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8 and the California’s ban on same-sex marriage.


Supreme Court Blocks Webcast of Prop 8 Trial

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The United States Supreme Court has blocked — at least temporarily — the planned webcast of the federal hearings on California’s same-sex marriage ban.