Federal appeals judge declines to recuse himself from Proposition 8 case

[JURIST] Judge Stephen Reinhardt [FJC profile] of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] on Thursday denied a motion [texts, PDF] to recuse himself from the three-judge panel that will hear arguments on Proposition 8 [text, PDF], California’s same-sex marriage ban. Proposition 8 supporters had sought Reinhardt’s disqualification because of his wife’s role as executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [advocacy website] for Southern California, which has been involved in the Proposition 8…

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