Perry v. Schwarzenegger Oral Arguments
A panel of three federal judges heard arguments in the Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the Proposition 8 (or the California Marriage Protection… read more
A panel of three federal judges heard arguments in the Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the Proposition 8 (or the California Marriage Protection Act) case.
The 9th Circuit heard an appeal of an August ruling by U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker, who presided over a trial that found the ban on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional.
The first hour of the hearing lawyers addressed issues of legal authority, or standing. The second hour addressed the merits of the appeal. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Michael Hawkins Judge U.S. Court of Appeals->Ninth Circuit
- Theodore B. Olson Attorney
- Stephen R. Reinhardt Judge U.S. Court of Appeals->Ninth Circuit
- N. Randy Smith Judge U.S. Court of Appeals->Ninth Circuit
- Therese M. Stewart Chief Deputy Attorney San Francisco, CA
- Robert Tyler Attorney
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