Ryan White, left, and Ben Cotner, co-directors of “The Case Against 8,” are joined by their editor Kate Amend onstage after they won the Directing Award: Documentary for their film during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Attorneys Ted Olson and David Boies once argued the Bush v. Gore case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, but they say fighting California’s law prohibiting same-sex marriage is the most significant thing they’ve done.
The two courtroom veterans fought on opposite sides of the case that determined the 2000 presidential election, yet they joined forces to defeat California’s 2008 gay-marriage ban, Proposition 8. Their five-year effort is documented in “The Case Against 8,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
The film follows the attorneys and plaintiffs in the lawsuit that Login to read more