Summary: Wiese v. Bonta is a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging the State of California's ban on standard ("large") capacity magazines.
Plaintiffs: William Wiese, Jeremiah Morris, Lance Cowley, Sherman Macaston, Frank Federeau, Alan Normandy, Todd Nielsen, The Calguns Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition, Firearms Policy Foundation, Second Amendment Foundation.
Defendants: California Attorney General Rob Bonta, DOJ Bureau of Firearms Director Martin Horan
Litigation Counsel: George M. Lee, Seiler Epstein LLP; Raymond DiGuiseppe
Docket: E.D. CA case no. 2:17-cv-00903 | CourtListener Docket
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2020-8-28: Order Declining to Lift Stay
2019-5-8: Order Staying Case
- Proposed amicus curiae briefs were denied (see FN6: "The court finds no need to rule on the motions of Everytown for Gun Safety (Docket Nos. 96-97) and California Rifle & Pistol Association (Docket Nos. 100-01) to file amicus curiae briefs. The court has read the briefs and does not find that they add anything substantively to the dialogue.").
2018-2-26: Third Amended Complaint