Court Of Appeals: Prop 8 Tapes To Remain Under Seal

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that video recording of the Proposition 8 trial will remain under seal. “The reason is that Proponents reasonably relied on Chief Judge Walker’s specific assurances—compelled by the Supreme Court’s just-issued opinion—that the recording would not be broadcast to the public, at least in the foreseeable future,” the Court concluded. “In short, the recording cannot be released without undermining the integrity of the judicial system.” Read the full decision here.