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February 24, 1989
The Bar Assn. of San Francisco has voted to support a change in the law that would permit legal marriages between people of the same sex, a legal newspaper reported. The Banner Daily Journal said the 8,000-member association voted to support a change in California's Civil Code that would have the effect of putting to rest all debates over "domestic partners" legislation. State law now defines marriage for legal purposes as specifically involving one man and one woman.
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February 24, 1989
The Bar Assn. of San Francisco has voted to support a change in the law that would permit legal marriages between people of the same sex, a legal newspaper reported. The Banner Daily Journal said the 8,000-member association voted to support a change in California's Civil Code that would have the effect of putting to rest all debates over "domestic partners" legislation. State law now defines marriage for legal purposes as specifically involving one man and one woman.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 2002 | Jean Guccione, Times Staff Writer
At the urging of Los Angeles and San Francisco bar association leaders, the California Supreme Court will consider whether state judges should be ethically barred from belonging to the Boys Scouts of America because the organization discriminates against homosexuals. California Chief Justice Ronald M.
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January 7, 2011 | By Maura Dolan, Los Angeles Times
The unexpected decision by Justice Carlos R. Moreno to retire from the California Supreme Court has created an early opportunity for Gov. Jerry Brown to put his stamp on the state's highest court. FOR THE RECORD: An article about Justice Carlos R. Moreno's resignation from the California Supreme Court in Friday's Section A said Moreno was a Princeton University graduate. He is a graduate of Yale University. Moreno, 62, the only Latino and Democrat on the court, said Brown's election cemented his decision to leave for work as either a private judge or for a private law firm.
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