Why California’s top court just struck down the state’s Trump tax return law

In the lead opinion, California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye says the state constitution makes clear “it is the voters who must decide” whether a presidential candidate’s refusal to publicly share tax returns will have consequences at the ballot box. Many constitutional law experts, former Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and the California Republican Party are now all officially entitled to say, “I told you so.”