The high-profile battle over California's Proposition 8 has been touted as the case that could force the Supreme Court to face the issue of same-sex marriage. But now that Judge Vaughn Walker has ruled that Prop 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California, is unconstitutional, the possibility is real that the case might never make it on appeal all the way to the high court. That's because the advocates of Prop 8, who are launching the appeal, may not have the necessary standing to carry it forward.
Could Proposition 8 Case Fizzle Before Reaching Supreme Court?
The National Law Journal
August 16, 2010