Rodriguez v. City of San Jose


Filed: August 12, 2015 (Federal Northern District of California)

Plaintiffs/Appellees: Lori Rodriguez, The Calguns Foundation, Second Amendment Foundation

Defendant/Appellant: City of San Jose, San Jose Police Department, SJPD Officer Valentine

Summary: Federal constitutional and state law challenge to City of San Jose's seizure of firearms from law-abiding person and continuing refusal to return the firearms to Lori Rodriguez.

History: Judgment by the District Court in favor of Defendants; appealed to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Status: Briefing stage, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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2018-2-26: Appellants' Opening Brief; EOR Vol. 1 part 1; EOR Vol. 1 part 2; EOR vol. 2

2018-6-25: Answering Brief of City of San Jose, San Jose Police Department & Officer Steve Valentine

2018-7-2: Brief of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence as Amicus Curiae in Support of Defendants-Appellees and Affirmance; Brief of Amici Curiae League of California Cities and International Municipal Lawyers Association in Support of Appellees

2018-7-16: Appellants' Reply Brief