Posted by dahsdebater on 6/26/2013 7:21:00 AM (view original):It's really gonna bother me if DOMA and Prop 8 wind up falling on the same political side. It's probably going to happen. But from a constitutional perspective they almost have to have opposite political decisions - if DOMA is unconstitutional and the right to define marriage is reserved to the states, Prop 8 should be upheld. And vice versa.
Posted by tecwrg on 6/26/2013 9:24:00 AM (view original):Would that be Judge Walker's "unbiased" decision?
BL doesn't "understand" internet quotes.
Posted by tecwrg on 6/26/2013 9:42:00 AM (view original):Oh, I don't know. A gay judge, in a long-term same-sex relationship, making a ruling that overturns a law banning same-sex marriage.
I don't see any possible appearance of conflict of interest, do you?
Posted by tecwrg on 6/26/2013 10:04:00 AM (view original):Well, I'm not stupid. So yes, I do.
There were no other judges in the State of California who could have reviewed this case?
Posted by burnsy483 on 6/26/2013 10:05:00 AM (view original):Gay judge in a law-term same sex relationship who possibly wants to be married has a chance to make a decision on whether he's legally allowed to get married.
Yes, there's a possible conflict of interest.
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