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Stephen Colbert puts the spotlight on same-sex marriage

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Stephen Colbert put the spotlight on same-sex marriage on Tuesday night, taking a few shots at Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, and speaks with famed legal team Ted Olson and David Boies who led the Supreme court challenge against California's Proposition ...

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TRAILER: ‘The Case Against 8’

Friday, May 2, 2014
"The Case Against 8" takes an inside look at the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that overturned Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage. ...

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Boies, Olson: ‘We’re trying to bring marriage equality to every state in the Union’

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas -- David Boies and Ted Olson, the legal team who helped take down California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage, were on hand for the the kick-off Tuesday of the 50th anniversary celebration of the 1964 Civil Rights ...

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‘Case Against 8’ documents five-year effort to overturn Calif. gay marriage ban

Sunday, January 26, 2014
Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP (File)Attorneys David Boies, left, and Theodore Olson, address members of the media outside the Supreme Court in Washington on March 26, 2013.
PARK CITY, Utah — Attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies once argued the Bush v. Gore case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, but they say fighting California's law prohibiting same-sex marriage is the most significant thing they've done. ...

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Prop 8 attorneys join in challenge to overturn Va. same-sex marriage ban

Monday, September 30, 2013
Olson Boies
RICHMOND, Va. -- The high-profile legal tandem that brought down California's prohibition on same-sex marriage has joined a challenge of Virginia's constitutional ban on gay marriage. ...

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Attorneys in historic same-sex marriage case sign book deal

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Ted Olson (left), and David Boies
NEW YORK — The bipartisan legal team leading the fight for same-sex marriage has a book deal. Democrat David Boies and Republican Theodore B. Olson have signed with Viking for "A Just Cause: Law, Love, and the Case for Marriage ...

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Prop 8 attorneys confident court will strike down marriage ban

Monday, December 10, 2012
Ted OlsonFile photo by Michael Key, Washington Blade
The organizers behind the lawsuit challenging California’s Proposition 8 are excited and optimistic about the prospects for a Supreme Court ruling against the anti-gay measure as one attorney on the team said he hopes the Obama administration will assist in ...

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Prop 8 News Analysis: ‘We’re eliminating second-class citizenship’

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Not long after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals stuck another dagger into California’s discriminatory Proposition 8 law on Tuesday, Olson calmly but firmly spoke about how the court’s decision affirmed that Prop 8 “violated the fundamental human rights” of ...

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Appeals court signals judge’s sexuality likely a non-issue in Prop 8 case

Friday, December 9, 2011
Thom Watson, left, and Jeff Tabaco, who want to get married, attended the rally Thursday afternoon before oral arguments in the federal Proposition 8 case.
SAN FRANCISCO -- A panel of federal appellate justices signaled Thursday that they see no reason to overturn a ruling against California's same-sex marriage ban due to the trial judge not disclosing his long-term relationship with another man. ...

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NFL adds ‘sexual orientation’ to non-discrimination policy

Monday, September 26, 2011
The National Football League, in its 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement, has quietly updated its non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation. ...

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