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Prop 8 proponents go back to court to try to stop same-sex marriages

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- Opponents of same-sex marriage in California went back to the U.S. Supreme Court Saturday to try to stop an appellate ruling opening the way for gays to marry.

Court lifts stay, same-sex marriages to resume in California

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 (UPI) -- The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order Friday clearing the way for counties to issue same-sex marriage licenses in California.
Proposition 8 ruled unconstitutional by Court of Appeals

Proposition 8 ruled unconstitutional by Court of Appeals

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages was declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a federal appeals court in San Francisco.
Judges question Prop. 8 appeal

Judges question Prop. 8 appeal

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Sponsors of California's ban on same-sex marriage say the judge who ruled the measure unconstitutional should have been disqualified because he is homosexual.

Gay Calif. judge's Prop 8 ruling upheld

SAN FRANCISCO, June 14 (UPI) -- A federal judge in San Francisco upheld a controversial ruling by a fellow judge overturning California's ban on same-sex marriages.
Filing: Void gay judge's Prop. 8 ruling

Filing: Void gay judge's Prop. 8 ruling

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26 (UPI) -- The judge who voided California's ban on same-sex marriage should have recused himself because he is gay and could benefit from his ruling, ban supporters said.

U.S. judge awards Islamic charity damages

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- A federal judge ordered the U.S. government to pay $40,800 in damages and $2.5 million in legal fees for illegally wiretapping an Islamic organization.

Judge in gay marriage case leaving bench

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker, who overturned California's ban on same-sex marriage, plans to leave after more than two decades on the bench, officials say.
Calif. same-sex marriage remains on hold

Calif. same-sex marriage remains on hold

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Monday kept same-sex marriage on hold in California at least until early December.
Calif. won't appeal Prop 8 ruling

Calif. won't appeal Prop 8 ruling

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- California will not appeal a U.S. judge's decision to lift a stay on his injunction blocking the state's voter-enacted ban on same-sex marriage, officials said.

Notice of appeal filed on gay marriage

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Supporters of the proposition banning same-sex marriages in California Thursday filed an appeal of a judge's ruling reversing it.
Ruling due on Calif. Prop 8

Ruling due on Calif. Prop 8

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The judge hearing the legal challenge to California's ban on same-sex marriage said Tuesday he is ready to issue a ruling.

Final arguments in Calif. same-sex hearing

SACRAMENTO, June 16 (UPI) -- Backers of California's Proposition 8 said in closing arguments Wednesday the court should reject a legal challenge to the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Closing arguments in same-sex trial set

SACRAMENTO, June 14 (UPI) -- The federal trial for California's ban of same-sex marriage is nearing its end with closing arguments to wrap up this week in San Francisco, authorities say.

Judge: Bush-era foundation wiretap illegal

SAN FRANCISCO, March 31 (UPI) -- The George W. Bush administration's warrantless wiretap of calls made by a defunct Islamic charity were illegal, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled.
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Vaughn R. Walker (born 1944) served as a district judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California from 1989 to 2011.

Walker was born in Watseka, Illinois, in 1944. He graduated from the University of Michigan (1966) and Stanford Law School (1970).

After clerking for United States District Court for the Central District of California Judge Robert J. Kelleher (1971–72), he practiced in San Francisco at Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Vaughn Walker."
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