Proposition 8 proponents are going to court to invalidate more than 18,000 marriages performed during the 4 1/2 months that same-sex marriage was legal in California. It's another stage of a hard, long slog for Bobbie J. Wilson, one of the Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin attorneys who have been working on the issue ever since Valentine's Day 2004, when San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom declared that the state's existing ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, and gay and lesbian couples flocked to the city to get hitched.
NLJ PRO BONO AWARDS | HOWARD RICE NEMEROVSKI
If at first you don't succeed, keep going
The National Law Journal
January 5, 2009
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