COPY of SCOTUS Prop 8 Ruling - Proponents Did Not Have Standing to Appeal District Court Decision that Prop 8 is Unconsitutional

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SCOTUS holds that Article III’s requirement that a party invoking the jurisdiction of a federal court seek relief for a personal, particularized injury serves vital interests going to the role of the Judiciary in the federal system of separated powers. States can not alter that role simply by issuing to private parties who otherwise lack standing a ticket to the federal courthouse.

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