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Prop 8 Archive
Here’s the preview I wrote at Metro Weekly for today’s closing arguments: More than five months ago, the trial questioning the...
My latest at Metro Weekly, “A Judicial Outing?” looks at the new (or not-so-new) revelation about the judge overseeing the...
As we enter the third week of the Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial, the Plaintiffs spent Monday finishing and resting their...
In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, today’s campaign finance decision (full coverage at SCOTUSblog), Justice Clarence Thomas — in...
On Thursday, the Proposition 8 trial began with continued cross-examination of Gary M. Segura, Ph.D., Professor of American Politics in...
The Courage Campaign sends word that they are being sued by the Yes on 8 team — ProtectMarriage.com — over...
[UPDATE: Great news! AFER has made available the trial transcripts from the trial thus far and plans to continue doing...
As we enter the second week of Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the trial challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, I...
On Friday, the American Foundation for Equal Rights sends word that, testimony of plaintiff witnesses will continue in the Perry...
As I was covering the East Coast on-goings of the West Coast trial for most of Wednesday afternoon and evening,...