Federal judge refuses to vacate California same-sex marriage ruling

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] on Tuesday rejected [opinion, PDF] a motion [text; JURIST report] by Proposition 8 [text; JURIST news archive] supporters to vacate Judge Vaughn Walker’s holding that the same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional [JURIST report]. Proposition 8 supporters had sought to have Walker recused for a conflict of interest after he revealed that he has been in a same-sex relationship for more than 10 years. In…

By |2011-08-23T00:37:02+00:00August 23rd, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Federal judge refuses to vacate California same-sex marriage ruling