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THE CITY OF FORT WORTH AND DAVID COOKE, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS FORT WORTH CITY MANAGER v. STEPHANNIE LYNN RYLIE, TEXAS C&D AMUSEMENTS, INC., AND BRIAN AND LISA SCOTT D/B/A TSCA AND D/B/A RIVER BOTTOM PUB

A petition was filed on December 31, 2018. Oral argument was held on January 28, 2020. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 8, 2020.

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May 8, 2020

Fort Worth’s legal battle over eight-liners continues after Texas Supreme Court opinion Read more here: https://www.star-telegram.com/news/politics-government/article242597396.html#storylink=cpy

from Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

May 8, 2020

Boyd
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Bland

Justice Boyd delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Ren/Pt
COA Docket No.:02-17-00185-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Elizabeth Sturdivant Kerr

Trial Court

Trial Court:17th District Court
County:Tarrant
Trial Judge:Honorable Melody M. Wilkinson
Trial Docket:017-276483-15

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-05-08 Opinion Issued   The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to that court.
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 28, 2020 and May 8, 2020.  
2020-01-28 Oral argument  
2020-01-28 Oral argument  
2020-01-27 Exhibits in case/cause filed  
2020-01-24 Submission Schedule
2020-01-13 Call received  
2020-01-09 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2020-01-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-01-08 Notice of Appearance  
2020-01-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between October 4, 2019 and January 7, 2020.  
2019-10-04 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-10-04 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-10-04 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2019-10-04 Petition for Review granted
2019-10-04 Petition for Review granted
2019-10-04 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2019-10-02 Letter Filed  
2019-09-04 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-08-27 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-08-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-08-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-08-20 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2019-08-20 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-08-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-08-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-08-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-07-29 Call received  
2019-07-22 Brief on the Merits  
2019-07-22 Brief on the Merits  
2019-06-21 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between April 23, 2019 and June 21, 2019.  
2019-04-23 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2019-04-08 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2019-04-08 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2019-03-08 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-02-05 Case forwarded to Court
2019-02-05 Case forwarded to Court
2019-01-15 Response Waiver filed  
2018-12-31 Clerk's Record
2018-12-31 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-12-31 Clerk's Record
2018-12-31 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-12-31 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Scott, D/b/a TSCA And D/b/a River Bottom Pub, Lisa
Mr. Mark A. Haney
Mr. Anatole Robert Barnstone
Mr. John Stephen Fenoglio
Mr. W. Kelly Puls
Ms. Rachel Anne Ekery
Ms. Marcy H. Greer
Mr. William J. Boyce
Respondent
Texas C&D Amusements, Inc.
Mr. John Stephen Fenoglio
Mr. Anatole Robert Barnstone
Mr. Mark A. Haney
Mr. W. Kelly Puls
Mr. William J. Boyce
Ms. Marcy H. Greer
Ms. Rachel Anne Ekery
Respondent
Cooke, David
Mr. Christopher Bedford Mosley
Mr. David E. Keltner
Mr. Joseph "Joe" R. Greenhill III
Ms. Marianne M. Auld
Mr. Dee J. Kelly Jr.
Mr. William Chase Medling
Mr. Gerald Pruitt
Ms. Shauna J. Wright
Petitioner
The City of Fort Worth
Ms. Shauna J. Wright
Mr. Dee J. Kelly Jr.
Mr. Gerald Pruitt
Mr. Joseph "Joe" R. Greenhill III
Mr. William Chase Medling
Mr. David E. Keltner
Ms. Marianne M. Auld
Mr. Christopher Bedford Mosley
Petitioner
Rylie, Stephannie Lynn
Mr. Anatole Robert Barnstone
Mr. Mark A. Haney
Mr. John Stephen Fenoglio
Mr. W. Kelly Puls
Ms. Marcy H. Greer
Mr. William J. Boyce
Ms. Rachel Anne Ekery
Respondent
Scott, D/b/a TSCA And D/b/a River Bottom Pub, Brian
Mr. Anatole Robert Barnstone
Mr. Mark A. Haney
Mr. John Stephen Fenoglio
Mr. W. Kelly Puls
Mr. William J. Boyce
Ms. Rachel Anne Ekery
Ms. Marcy H. Greer
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The Texas Municipal League
Ms. Amber Lynne McKeon-Mueller
The Texas City Attorneys Association
Ms. Amber Lynne McKeon-Mueller
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