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January 26, 2010
On the final two days of trial, the anti-marriage proponents of Proposition 8 called David Blankenhorn to testify about marriage and the family.
January 25, 2010
The proponents of Proposition 8 called Kenneth Miller, a professor of political science at Claremont McKenna College, as an expert in American and California politics.
January 22, 2010
On the ninth day of trial, Gregory Herek, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis, testified about sexual orientation and social stigma.
January 21, 2010
Hak-Shing William Tam, an official proponent of Proposition 8, was called as an adverse witness by plaintiffs. He testified about the messages he disseminated during the Proposition 8 campaign.
January 20, 2010
Stanford political science professor Gary Segura testified about the political powerlessness of gays and lesbians in the United States.
January 20, 2010
On the seventh day of trial, Ryan Kendall testified about his experience as a teenager whose parents placed him in therapy to change his sexual orientation from gay to straight.
January 19, 2010
Mayor Jerry Sanders of San Diego, a Republican, testified about how he came to support marriage equality.
January 16, 2010
On the sixth day of the trial, University of Massachusetts Amherst economics professor M.V. Lee Badgett testified about economic and demographic issues related the gay and lesbian couples and their children.
January 15, 2010
Psychologist Michael Lamb testified as an expert on the developmental psychology of children, including the developmental psychology of children raised by gay and lesbian parents.