Before gay marriage foes filed their first brief to the 9th Circuit seeking to restore Prop 8, both parties agreed to open up the matter to amicus curiae briefs. The first to weigh in is a man named Robert Wooten, who wastes no time getting personal, at least for Judge Vaughn Walker, who delivered the landmark ruling calling Prop 8 unconstitutional. "If the allegation that Judge Walker is a homosexual is true, [then] he has a personal interest in the outcome of the trial" and should have recused himself, the brief states.
First Prop 8 Amicus Brief Raises Issue of Judge's Sexual Orientation
September 20, 2010