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Prop 8 ruling tomorrow

Timothy Kincaid

February 6th, 2012

We have heard that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will release its ruling on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 tomorrow at 10:30. 10:00 a.m.

Update from Jim B: Metro Weekly’s Chris Geidner has a good rundown of what to expect here. There are three questions before the court: Whether Prop 8 supporters have standing, whether Judge Vaughn Walker should have recused himself, and whether Walker ruled correctly that Prop 8 is unconstitutional. Since the Circuit Court’s notice speaks only of the third question, it appears that they have rendered their decision in the first two (supporters have standing, Judge Walker didn’t have to recuse themselves) and are ready to answer the question we’re all really concerned about.

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iDavid
February 6th, 2012 | LINK

If in favor of gay marriage, do you think the 9th will Stay it to SCOTUS? I’m thinking they just might, though there will be many unhappy Californians.

Mark F.
February 6th, 2012 | LINK

“If in favor of gay marriage, do you think the 9th will Stay it to SCOTUS?”

Yes

james
February 6th, 2012 | LINK

so does anyone really have a “feeling: as to how it will go? im sure if its ruled as unconstitutional then off the supreme court we go.. how long will that take? Then to be followed up by all the law suits filed in Washington when they go for equality.

Mark F.
February 7th, 2012 | LINK

3-0 upholding standing
3-0 against recusal
2-1 upholding Judge Walker’s ruling

Mark F.
February 7th, 2012 | LINK

Am I brilliant, or what?

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