Crime & Justice

Proposition 8 ruling: The possible outcome, and what's next


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A federal judge in San Francisco will release his ruling this afternoon on the constitutionality of Proposition 8. U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker’s verdict comes two years after California voters banned same-sex marriage. That vote came only five months after the state Supreme Court had legalized those marriages.

[Audio: David Cruz teaches constitutional law at USC. He told KPCC's Steve Julian how he expects Judge Walker will rule.]