Brad Sears

Executive Director, UCLA's Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Policy

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Executive Director of the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Policy at the UCLA Law School

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In a federal court in San Francisco, the  challenge  to California's Proposition 8 got under way today.  Both sides made opening statements and began calling witnesses.

Proposition 8 Federal Trial Starts in San Francisco

In a federal court in San Francisco, the challenge to California's Proposition 8 got under way today.  Both sides made opening statements and began calling witnesses.

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Last May, in a 4-to-3 ruling, the State Supreme said same-sex marriage was a  constitutional right .

State Supreme Court Upholds Prop 8 Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Last May, in a 4-to-3 ruling, the State Supreme said same-sex marriage was a constitutional right .

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Last May, the State Supreme Court declared that  same-sex marriage was legal  in California.

Supreme Court Hears Debate on Prop 8

Last May, the State Supreme Court declared that same-sex marriage was legal in California.

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