Writers and Photographers Sue State of California
Interestingly, writers producing “marketing” content are exempt from the restrcitions.
The American Society of Journalists and Authors and the National Press Photographers Association believe the restrictions on their craft and business violates the US Constitution. Both parties filed a lawsuit seeking to have the restrictions removed based on the Constitutional issues. Below are various documents from the lawsuit. P = Plaintiffs, D = Defendant, T = Transcript, C = Court.
Both organizations are represented by Pacific Legal Foundation.
P: Original complaint.
P: Injunction Request.
D: Opposition to Temporary Restraining Order.
P: Reply to Opposition.
D: Opposition to Preliminary Injunction.
P: Response to Opposition to Preliminary Injunction.
D: Reply Supporting Motion to Dismiss.
T: Transcript of March 11, 2020 hearing.
C: Ruling Against Plaintiffs, March 20, 2020.