Doe v. City of San Diego, No. 17-cv-01581 (S.D. Cal. 2019)
Nature of Case: Plaintiffs were individuals who were required to register as sex offenders in California who brought a civil suit challenging the application of a San Diego city ordinance imposing residential banishment zones. Plaintiffs alleged that the ordinance violated principles of preemption, substantive Due Process, Equal Protection, and Void for Vagueness.
Holding: Defendants sought to dismiss Plaintiffs’ complaint. Trial court held that Plaintiffs had sufficiently pleaded the constitutional claims, and denied Defendant’s motion to dismiss.