Prop 8 Archive

  • Prop 8 Trial Comes to a Close

    Prop 8 Trial Comes to a Close

    Here’s the preview I wrote at Metro Weekly for today’s closing arguments: More than five months ago, the trial questioning the...

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  • An Outing That Isn’t?

    An Outing That Isn’t?

    My latest at Metro Weekly, “A Judicial Outing?” looks at the new (or not-so-new) revelation about the judge overseeing the...

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  • Perry: Week Three

    Perry: Week Three

    As we enter the third week of the Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial, the Plaintiffs spent Monday finishing and resting their...

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  • Justice Thomas on ‘Proposition 8-related retaliation’

    Justice Thomas on ‘Proposition 8-related retaliation’

    In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, today’s campaign finance decision (full coverage at SCOTUSblog), Justice Clarence Thomas — in...

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  • Perry: Days Eight and Nine

    Perry: Days Eight and Nine

    On Thursday, the Proposition 8 trial began with continued cross-examination of Gary M. Segura, Ph.D., Professor of American Politics in...

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  • One Word: Frivolous

    One Word: Frivolous

    The Courage Campaign sends word that they are being sued by the Yes on 8 team — ProtectMarriage.com — over...

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  • Perry: Days Six and Seven

    Perry: Days Six and Seven

    [UPDATE: Great news!  AFER has made available the trial transcripts from the trial thus far and plans to continue doing...

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  • Perry: Week Two

    Perry: Week Two

    As we enter the second week of Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the trial challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, I...

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  • Perry: Day Five

    Perry: Day Five

    On Friday, the American Foundation for Equal Rights sends word that, testimony of plaintiff witnesses will continue in the Perry...

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  • Perry: Day Four

    Perry: Day Four

    As I was covering the East Coast on-goings of the West Coast trial for most of Wednesday afternoon and evening,...

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