Gates v. Jones

The issue in this case is California Proposition 140 which puts a lifetime ban on state legislative service. Mr. Bates is a… read more

The issue in this case is California Proposition 140 which puts a lifetime ban on state legislative service. Mr. Bates is a member of the California Assembly who initiated the suit and Mr. Jones was a sponsor of the bill. The California Supreme Court upheld the law in 1991. A three-judge panel from this circuit heard the appeal of this case from the decision handed down by a federal judge declaring the law unconstitutional. close

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Gates v. Jones

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Program ID:
89120-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Judicial Proceeding
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 23, 1997
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 1997

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  • Aug 23, 1997 | 6:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 1997 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 1997 | 8:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 1997 | 2:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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