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Topic - Stephen R. Reinhardt
The video recording of the trial to overturn California's marriage amendment must remain sealed as promised, a three-judge appellate panel ruled Thursday.
Judge Stephen R. Reinhardt of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to disqualify himself from a case challenging California's homosexual "marriage" ban even though his wife has been directly involved in the case. His insistence on serving as one of three judges to consider Perry v. Schwarzenegger is an affront to the rule of law.
"The integrity of our judicial system depends" on the ability of people "to rely on a judge's word," wrote Judge Stephen R. Reinhardt of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for the Northern District of California.