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02/02/2012

Ruling: Prop 8 trial watch parties to remain creative or boring

by Jeremy Hooper

201202021340Those of us who want to know what went down in Judge Vaughn Walker's court are going to have to confine our curiosities to transcripts and staged readings. The 9th Circuit has chosen to keep the tapes themselves under seal:

BREAKING: 9th Circuit overturns release of Prop 8 trial recordings [Courage Campaign's Prop 8 Trial Tracker]
READ: The opinion, via MetroWeekly

It's really not a huge deal for us, practically. To me, the more interesting takeaway comes from the ferocity that our opposition used to fight these tapes' release. Their ongoing war on transparency is the telling talking point here.

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