CLATA RENEE BREWER ET AL. v. METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY ET AL.

M2023-00788-COA-R3-CV

Case Overview

Inter. Case No. Style Trial Court Trial Court Judge Trial Court No.
CLATA RENEE BREWER ET AL. v. METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY ET AL. Davidson County Chancery Court Myles, I'Ashea L. 23-0538-III

Case Milestones

Description Date
Appeal Filed 05/30/2023
Record Filed 07/06/2023
Appellant(s) Briefing Complete 07/20/2023
Appellee(s) Briefing Complete 08/04/2023
Oral Argument/Submission 10/16/2023
Panel John W. McClarty; Thomas R. Frierson, II; Kristi M. Davis
Decision Date 11/30/2023
Decision Type Opinion
Disposition Affirm
Appeal to S. Ct. Date
Closed Date 01/03/2024

Parties

Names Role Counsel
Brewer, Clata Renee Appellant/Petitioner Pierce, Douglas Ray
Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson Co. Appellee/Respondent Fox, Lora Barkenbus
Hammond, James Appellant/Petitioner Harris III, John Isaac
Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. Appellant/Petitioner Harris III, John Isaac
Leahy, Michael P. Appellant/Petitioner Krog, Paul Joseph
Star News Digital Media, Inc. Appellant/Petitioner Krog, Paul Joseph
The Tennessean Appellant/Petitioner Hollow, Richard Lampton
Wegner, Rachel Appellant/Petitioner Hollow, Richard Lampton
Gardenhire, Todd Appellant/Petitioner Hollow, Richard Lampton
Parents of Minor Covenant Students Jane Doe and John Doe Appellee/Intervening Defendant Osborne, Eric Grant
Covenant Presbyterian Church of Nashville Appellee/Intervening Defendant King III, Rocklan W
The Covenant School Appellee/Intervening Defendant Klett, Peter F.

Case History

Date Event Filer PDF
01/03/2024 Appellate Record-Sent to Local Archive
01/03/2024 Mandate-Issued
01/03/2024 Order-Mandate Request to Issue Granted PDF
12/29/2023 Motion-Issue Mandate Brewer, Clata Renee (Appellant/Petitioner); Gardenhire, Todd (Appellant/Petitioner); Hammond, James (Appellant/Petitioner); Leahy, Michael P. (Appellant/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner); Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner); The Tennessean (Appellant/Petitioner); Wegner, Rachel (Appellant/Petitioner) PDF PDF
11/30/2023 Opinion-Filed PDF PDF
11/17/2023 Response-Supplemental Leahy, Michael P. (Appellant/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner) PDF PDF
11/14/2023 Brief (Other)-Supplemental Authority Filed Covenant Presbyterian Church of Nashville (Appellee/Intervening Defendant); Parents of Minor Covenant Students Jane Doe and John Doe (Appellee/Intervening Defendant); The Covenant School (Appellee/Intervening Defendant)
10/31/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Notice of Filing Fox, Grace Anne (Attorney)
10/19/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Miscellaneous Court Forms Fox, Lora Barkenbus (Attorney)
10/16/2023 Docket Activity-Heard
10/16/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Miscellaneous Court Forms Pierce, Douglas Ray (Attorney)
10/16/2023 Brief (Other)-Supplemental Authority Filed Leahy, Michael P. (Appellant/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner)
10/13/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Correspondence Received WSMV D/B/A WSMV TV (Non-Case Participant)
10/11/2023 Docket Activity-Attorney Confirmed Oral Argument
10/09/2023 Docket Activity-Attorney Confirmed Oral Argument
10/06/2023 Docket Activity-Attorney Confirmed Oral Argument
10/06/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Miscellaneous Court Forms Hollow, Richard Lampton (Attorney)
10/02/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Miscellaneous Court Forms Hammond, James (Appellant/Petitioner); Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner)
09/29/2023 Docket Activity-Attorney Confirmed Oral Argument
09/28/2023 Docket Activity-Attorney Confirmed Oral Argument
09/28/2023 Docket Activity-Attorney Confirmed Oral Argument
09/25/2023 Docket Activity-Docketed (Oral Argument)
08/22/2023 Order-Withdrawal of Counsel Granted PDF
08/16/2023 Motion-Withdraw as Counsel Harvey, Robb S. (Attorney) PDF PDF PDF
08/14/2023 Brief-Reply Brief Filed Leahy, Michael P. (Appellant/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner)
08/14/2023 Order-Exceed Page Limitation Granted PDF
08/11/2023 Motion-Exceed Page Limitations Leahy, Michael P. (Appellant/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner) PDF PDF PDF
08/10/2023 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Filed Franklin Road Academy (Amicus Curiae); Montgomery Bell Academy (Amicus Curiae); Oak Hill School (Amicus Curiae); St. Paul Christian Academy (Amicus Curiae)
08/10/2023 Order-Amicus - Leave to File Brief Granted PDF
08/07/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Lead Counsel Designation Received Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson Co. (Appellee/Respondent)
08/04/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Correspondence Received Dietz, Wallace W. (Attorney)
08/04/2023 Case Status-APPELLEE BRIEFING COMPLETE
08/04/2023 Brief-Appellee's Brief Filed Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson Co. (Appellee/Respondent)
08/03/2023 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Lodged Franklin Road Academy (Amicus Curiae); Montgomery Bell Academy (Amicus Curiae); Oak Hill School (Amicus Curiae); St. Paul Christian Academy (Amicus Curiae)
08/03/2023 Motion-Amicus Request for Participation Franklin Road Academy (Amicus Curiae); Montgomery Bell Academy (Amicus Curiae); Oak Hill School (Amicus Curiae); St. Paul Christian Academy (Amicus Curiae) PDF PDF
08/03/2023 Order (Other)-Miscellaneous (Sua Sponte) PDF
08/03/2023 Brief-Appellee's Brief Filed Parents of Minor Covenant Students Jane Doe and John Doe (Appellee/Intervening Defendant)
08/03/2023 Brief-Appellee's Brief Filed Covenant Presbyterian Church of Nashville (Appellee/Intervening Defendant)
08/03/2023 Brief-Appellee's Brief Filed The Covenant School (Appellee/Intervening Defendant)
08/03/2023 Brief-Appellee's Brief Filed(Stricken) Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson Co. (Appellee/Respondent)
07/21/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Notice of Filing Brewer, Clata Renee (Appellant/Petitioner); Gardenhire, Todd (Appellant/Petitioner); Hammond, James (Appellant/Petitioner); Leahy, Michael P. (Appellant/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner); Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner); The Tennessean (Appellant/Petitioner); Wegner, Rachel (Appellant/Petitioner) PDF
07/20/2023 Case Status-APPELLANT BRIEFING COMPLETE
07/20/2023 Brief-Appellant's Brief Filed Brewer, Clata Renee (Appellant/Petitioner); Gardenhire, Todd (Appellant/Petitioner); Hammond, James (Appellant/Petitioner); Leahy, Michael P. (Appellant/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner); Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. (Appellant/Petitioner); The Tennessean (Appellant/Petitioner); Wegner, Rachel (Appellant/Petitioner)
07/06/2023 Appellate Record-Original Filed
07/05/2023 Order-Withdrawal of Counsel Granted PDF
06/29/2023 Appellate Record-Original Received
06/22/2023 Motion-Withdraw as Counsel Brewer, Clata Renee (Appellant/Petitioner); Yoches, Hunter (Attorney) PDF PDF
06/21/2023 Order (Other)-Miscellaneous (Sua Sponte) PDF
06/21/2023 Order-Expedite Appeal Granted PDF
06/14/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Miscellaneous Court Forms Hammond, James (Appellee/Petitioner); Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. (Appellee/Petitioner) PDF PDF
06/14/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Lead Counsel Designation Received Leahy, Michael P. (Appellee/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellee/Petitioner); Krog, Paul Joseph (Attorney)
06/12/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Miscellaneous Court Forms Covenant Presbyterian Church of Nashville (Appellee/Intervening Defendant)
06/12/2023 Response-to Order Covenant Presbyterian Church of Nashville (Appellee/Intervening Defendant); Parents of Minor Covenant Students Jane Doe and John Doe (Appellee/Intervening Defendant); The Covenant School (Appellee/Intervening Defendant) PDF PDF
06/08/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Miscellaneous Court Forms Brewer, Clata Renee (Appellant/Petitioner)
06/07/2023 Order (Other)-Miscellaneous Denied PDF
06/07/2023 Response-to Motion Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson Co. (Appellee/Respondent)
06/05/2023 Notice (Outgoing)-Lead Counsel Designated
06/05/2023 Petition-for Writ of Mandamus Brewer, Clata Renee (Appellant/Petitioner); Gardenhire, Todd (Appellee/Petitioner); Hammond, James (Appellee/Petitioner); Leahy, Michael P. (Appellee/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellee/Petitioner); Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. (Appellee/Petitioner); The Tennessean (Appellee/Petitioner); Wegner, Rachel (Appellee/Petitioner)
06/02/2023 Response-to Motion Gardenhire, Todd (Appellee/Petitioner); Hammond, James (Appellee/Petitioner); Leahy, Michael P. (Appellee/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellee/Petitioner); Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. (Appellee/Petitioner); The Tennessean (Appellee/Petitioner); Wegner, Rachel (Appellee/Petitioner) PDF PDF
06/01/2023 Order-Answer/Response Requested by Court PDF
05/31/2023 Additional Initiating Document-TRAP 3 Notice of Appeal Filed Hammond, James (Appellee/Petitioner); Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. (Appellee/Petitioner) PDF PDF
05/31/2023 Additional Initiating Document-TRAP 3 Notice of Appeal Filed Gardenhire, Todd (Appellee/Petitioner); The Tennessean (Appellee/Petitioner); Wegner, Rachel (Appellee/Petitioner) PDF PDF
05/31/2023 Additional Initiating Document-TRAP 3 Notice of Appeal Filed Leahy, Michael P. (Appellee/Petitioner); Star News Digital Media, Inc. (Appellee/Petitioner)
05/31/2023 Notice (Outgoing)-Lead Counsel Designated
05/30/2023 Notice (Outgoing)-Lead Counsel Designated
05/30/2023 Notice (Outgoing)-Lead Counsel Designated
05/30/2023 Notice (Outgoing)-Lead Counsel Designated
05/30/2023 Notice (Outgoing)-Lead Counsel Designated
05/30/2023 Notice (Outgoing)-Lead Counsel Designated
05/30/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Correspondence Received Davidson County Chancery Court (Trial Court Clerk)
05/30/2023 Notice (Incoming)-Correspondence Received Davidson County Chancery Court (Trial Court Clerk)
05/30/2023 Initiating Document-TRAP 3 Notice of Appeal Filed Brewer, Clata Renee (Appellant/Petitioner)
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Record Information

Volume Type Volumes Record Type
Technical Record 8 Original
Transcript of Evidence 2 Original
Technical Record (Sealed) 1 Original