Skip to content. Ted Olson, former U. Many cases came together to bring about marriage equality, but this key one had its beginnings when opponents to a May California Supreme Court decision granting same-sex marriage put Proposition 8 — the California Marriage Protection Act — on the ballot that November.
Ted Olsonformer U. Are we going to see a religious-freedom case before the court? I suspect cases may be generated in different parts of the country with respect to the religious-freedom issues.
He graduated from Los Altos High InOlson completed his undergraduate degrees in Communications and History at the University of the Pacific where he was a charter member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity chapter. Inhe was named Partner.
Theodore B. A framed photograph of Ronald Reagan, the first of two Republican presidents Mr. Bush in the White House. On the bookshelf sits a Defense Department medal honoring his legal defense of Mr.
Nina Totenberg. Ted Olson, who served as President George W. Bush's solicitor general, is now one of the lead lawyers trying to overturn California's Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage.
By Victor Li. Photo by Mitch Higgins. While talking Wednesday about his role in helping bring about the legalization of gay marriage, famed appellate litigator Ted Olson stressed that the fight against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity is far from over.
Former U. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va. The aforementioned prohibition remained in place until when the U.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Theodore Olson, the Republican superlawyer who argued Bush v. Gore and the challenge to California's Proposition 8, says the Supreme Court this month passed 'the point of no return' on gay marriage.
The U. Department of Justice is suing North Carolina over the law, which requires residents to use public restrooms that match their gender at birth, not their sexual identity today. North Carolina Gov.
Attorney Theodore B. More than a decade ago, Los Angeles stopped putting people in jail for sleeping in the streets — a compromise laid out in a court settlement that halted police enforcement of laws barring encampments in public spaces until the city could build more housing for homeless people. That settlement, commonly known as the Jones agreement, came the year after a ruling from the 9th U. Circuit Court of Appeals that found L.