Bench Memos

Ninth Circuit’s Bizarre Coverage of Pro-SSM Rally

For some reason, the Ninth Circuit’s public-information office has chosen to feature on the Ninth Circuit’s website photos of a same-sex-marriage “rally” that it says was “prompt[ed]” by Judge Reinhardt’s ruling against Prop 8.

It’s this sort of partisan action by court staffers that reasonably fuels speculation that the assignment of the Prop 8 appeal to a terrible panel (see update here) may not have been random.


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