Calif. High Court To Consider Prop 8 Standing

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 3:55 PM EST) -- California's high court has agreed to consider whether supporters of Proposition 8, the state's controversial ban on gay marriage, have standing to fight a suit challenging the law's constitutionality.

The California Supreme Court on Wednesday granted the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit's request that it take on a certified question concerning whether the proposition's proponents may continue to mount a defense of the law.

The state supreme court shortened its briefing schedule for the case in an effort to schedule oral arguments for...
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