In the days after the state Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the validity of a gay marriage ban, supporters and opponents saw what they thought was the writing on the wall: the fight was over.
The tough questioning of the ban's opponents appeared to many that the court was leaning toward upholding Proposition 8, which defines marriage as between a man and woman.
But is it over?
Constitutional law experts say not just yet.
“It's very difficult to predict outcomes to Prop 8 on the basis of arguments,” said David B. Cruz, a University of Southern California law professor and constitutional law expert.
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