Implicit in Prop. 8 supporters' effort to recuse Judge Walker is the notion that, unlike a gay judge who might benefit from marriage, a heterosexual judge would be impartial. The ironies abound.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- The sponsors of California's same-sex marriage ban insist they are not trying to disqualify the federal judge who struck down Proposi...
SAN FRANCISCO -- The federal judge who struck down California's gay marriage ban has confirmed that he's gay.
Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker...
All judges have personal qualities, among them sex, age, race, background, experience and religious beliefs. But this does not mean they aren't able to look beyond personal factors and decide cases based on the facts and the law.
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