A federal appeals court has declined to revisit the historic ruling declaring Prop 8 unconstitutional. Now proponents of California's ban on marriage for same-sex couples have 90 days to decide whether to seek review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Lambda Legal is urging a California court to reverse several convictions from a 2009 sting operation in the Warm Sands neighborhood of Palm Springs, Calif., because the arrests were the result of discriminatory enforcement of the laws.
One of the geniuses of our nation's model of jurisprudence is that it is built on a system of precedent. The decision in one lawsuit not only resolves that case but guides and, in some cases, controls future lawsuits that raise similar issues.