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Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, December 26, 2011

Decisionmakers' Personal Lives

From the Huffington Post:

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeal heard argument yesterday on whether the decision of Judge Vaughn Walker, who presided over the trial on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, ruling it unconstitutional, should be overturned. The argument, being advocated by so-called "pro-marriage" groups, and not by any governmental agency seeking to uphold Proposition 8, seems absurd. However, a decision in the matter has far-reaching implications for our judicial system, particularly in Family Law Courts where decisions are made by a judge and not a jury.

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This ruling is going to have far reaching implications throughout the nation. I hope the justices get this ruling right.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer | Dec 29, 2011 8:34:18 PM

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