California, USA: Ninth Circuit Denies Prop 8 Supporters an En Banc Hearing

Written by scott on June 6th, 2012

Prop 8 FilingDealing yet another blow to California’s Proposition 8, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today declined a request for an en banc hearing by a larger panel of judges.

At least one of 25 judges on the appeals court agreed to the en banc hearing, which requires a majority vote. Read the full filing HERE.

Anti-marriage attorneys had filed for an en banc hearing earlier this year after a three-judge Ninth Circuit panel on Feb. 7, 2012, voted 2-1 to uphold a lower court ruling by Judge Vaughn Walker that California’s Prop 8 was unconstitutional.

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