By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court on Wednesday extended a temporary stay it granted on Monday and halted plans to transmit the video and audio of the high-profile federal trial on California's ban on same-sex marriage to other courthouses around the country. The ruling effectively means that the San Francisco trial is likely to end before any further consideration of the courthouse dissemination plan -- or any wider broadcast by posting the trial video on the Internet -- can take place.
Supreme Court Extends Stay That Blocked Broadcast of Proposition 8 Trial
The National Law Journal
January 14, 2010