RNC/CA GOP/Republican Voters v. Gavin Newsom

On October 1, 2019, the Eastern District of California granted our Motion for Preliminary Injunction, preventing the enforcement of Senate Bill 27. Please click here to view the Order Granting Preliminary Injunction. 


Dhillon Law Group and our co-counsel at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP filed a motion for a preliminary injunction on August 10, 2019 seeking to enjoin California’s unconstitutional law purporting to add a tax disclosure requirement to the Constitutionally-defined qualifications to run for president. Our filings follow a filing by President Trump and his campaign for re-election seeking to enjoin the same law. You may download the injunction filings here:

Please click here to view the Motion for Preliminary Injunction.

Please click here to view the Declarations in Support of the Motion for Preliminary Injunction.


On August 6, 2019, co-counsels Dhillon Law Group and Michael Best & Friedrich LLP filed a lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom and California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.

Please click here to view the complaint.

President Trump has also filed a lawsuit pertaining to the same issue.

Please click here to view President Trump’s lawsuit.

On August 8, 2019, President Trump filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction.

Please click here to view President Trump’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction.

Politico: New GOP lawsuits challenge Newsom on Trump tax bill

Wall Street Journal: Trump, RNC Sue California Over Tax-Return Law

Los Angeles Times: Trump wants to keep his tax returns private, asks courts to stop California law

The Hill: Trump, RNC sue to block California law requiring release of tax returns

Reuters: Group sues to block California law aimed at forcing Trump to release tax returns

New York Times: Trump Campaign Sues Over California’s Requirement to Release Tax Returns

Los Angeles Times: Can a California law requiring Trump to disclose his tax returns survive legal challenges?

Mediaite: Trump, RNC File Lawsuits Over New California Law on Tax Returns

California Globe: Six Lawsuits Challenging Constitutionality Against Law Requiring Tax Returns to be On CA Ballot

Time: Trump Sues California Over Law Requiring Candidates to Reveal Tax Returns

The New Republic: Trump Is on the Right Side of the Law, for Once

Fox News: RNC, Trump sue over Calif. law requiring tax returns to appear on ballot

Huffington Post: Trump And RNC Sue California Over New Tax Return Law

Legal Insurrection: Trump sues California over new law targeting his tax returns

Conservative Daily News: Trump and RNC Sue California Over Requirement to Release Tax Returns