EARLE J. FISHER ET AL. v. TRE HARGETT ET AL.

M2020-00831-SC-RDM-CV

Case Overview

Inter. Case No. Style Trial Court Trial Court Judge Trial Court No.
M2020-00831-COA-R9-CV EARLE J. FISHER ET AL. v. TRE HARGETT ET AL. Davidson County Chancery Court Lyle, Ellen Hobbs 20-0435-III

Case Milestones

Description Date
Appeal Filed 06/12/2020
Record Filed 06/29/2020
Appellant(s) Briefing Complete 07/02/2020
Appellee(s) Briefing Complete 07/09/2020
Oral Argument/Submission 07/30/2020
Panel Cornelia A. Clark; Sharon G. Lee; Jeffrey S. Bivins; Holly Kirby; Roger A. Page
Decision Date 08/05/2020
Decision Type Opinion
Disposition Vacate
Closed Date 08/05/2020

Parties

Names Role Counsel
Fisher, Earle J. Appellee/Plaintiff Mulroy, Steven J.
Tennessee Secretary of State Appellant/Defendant Rieger, Alexander S.
Demster, Hunter Appellee/Plaintiff Mulroy, Steven J.
Hiltonsmith, Julia Appellee/Plaintiff Mulroy, Steven J.
Bullard, Ginger Appellee/Plaintiff Mulroy, Steven J.
Bullard, Jeff Appellee/Plaintiff Mulroy, Steven J.
Donald, Allison Appellee/Plaintiff Mulroy, Steven J.
#UpTheVote901 Appellee/Plaintiff Mulroy, Steven J.
GOVERNOR, STATE OF TENNESSEE Appellant/Defendant Rieger, Alexander S.
STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL Appellant/Defendant Rieger, Alexander S.

Case History

Date Event Filer PDF
08/10/2020 Notice (Outgoing)-Corrected Page(s) to Opinion/Judgment
08/05/2020 Appellate Record-Sent to Local Archive
08/05/2020 Mandate-Issued
08/05/2020 Opinion-Separate Opinion
08/05/2020 Opinion-Filed PDF PDF PDF
08/03/2020 Notice (Incoming)-Miscellaneous Court Forms GOVERNOR, STATE OF TENNESSEE (Appellant/Defendant); STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL (Appellant/Defendant); Tennessee Secretary of State (Appellant/Defendant)
08/03/2020 Docket Activity-Attorney Confirmed Oral Argument
07/31/2020 Brief (Other)-Supplemental Authority Filed #UpTheVote901 (Appellee/Plaintiff); Bullard, Ginger (Appellee/Plaintiff); Bullard, Jeff (Appellee/Plaintiff); Demster, Hunter (Appellee/Plaintiff); Donald, Allison (Appellee/Plaintiff); Fisher, Earle J. (Appellee/Plaintiff)
07/30/2020 Docket Activity-Heard
07/29/2020 Notice (Incoming)-Miscellaneous Court Forms Mulroy, Steven J. (Attorney)
07/29/2020 Docket Activity-Attorney Confirmed Oral Argument
07/27/2020 Order (Other)-Miscellaneous (Sua Sponte) PDF
07/27/2020 Action-New Pending Matter
07/24/2020 Appellate Record-Supplemental Filed
07/24/2020 Docket Activity-Docketed (Oral Argument)
07/24/2020 Order (Other)-Miscellaneous (Sua Sponte) PDF
07/24/2020 Appellate Record-Supplemental Received
07/24/2020 Action-New Pending Matter
07/23/2020 Administrative Order-Pro Hac Vice Admission Allowed
07/23/2020 Administrative Order-Pro Hac Vice Admission Allowed
07/21/2020 Brief-Reply Brief Filed #UpTheVote901 (Appellee/Plaintiff); Bullard, Ginger (Appellee/Plaintiff); Bullard, Jeff (Appellee/Plaintiff); Demster, Hunter (Appellee/Plaintiff); Donald, Allison (Appellee/Plaintiff); Fisher, Earle J. (Appellee/Plaintiff); Hiltonsmith, Julia (Appellee/Plaintiff)
07/21/2020 Brief-Reply Brief Filed GOVERNOR, STATE OF TENNESSEE (Appellant/Defendant); STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL (Appellant/Defendant); Tennessee Secretary of State (Appellant/Defendant)
07/20/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request Republican National Committee (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee Republican Party (Amicus Curiae)
07/20/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request Republican National Committee (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee Republican Party (Amicus Curiae)
07/17/2020 Administrative Order-Pro Hac Vice Admission Allowed PDF
07/16/2020 Order-Amicus - Leave to File Brief Granted PDF
07/16/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request Republican National Committee (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee Republican Party (Amicus Curiae) PDF PDF
07/16/2020 Administrative Order-Pro Hac Vice Admission Allowed
07/16/2020 Administrative Order-Pro Hac Vice Admission Allowed
07/16/2020 Administrative Order-Pro Hac Vice Admission Allowed
07/16/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Filed Aronoff, David (Amicus Curiae); Fefferman, Nina (Amicus Curiae); Hildreth, James E. K. (Amicus Curiae); Schaffner, William (Amicus Curiae); Talbot, Thomas (Amicus Curiae); Trevathan, Edwin (Amicus Curiae); Wester, C. William (Amicus Curiae)
07/16/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Filed Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/16/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Filed Black Caucus of State Legislators (Amicus Curiae); The Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association (Amicus Curiae); The Tennessee Alliance of Black Lawyers (Amicus Curiae)
07/16/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Filed Republican National Committee (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee Republican Party (Amicus Curiae)
07/16/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Filed Public Interest Legal Foundation (Amicus Curiae)
07/15/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Lodged Aronoff, David (Amicus Curiae); Fefferman, Nina (Amicus Curiae); Hildreth, James E. K. (Amicus Curiae); Schaffner, William (Amicus Curiae); Talbot, Thomas (Amicus Curiae); Trevathan, Edwin (Amicus Curiae); Wester, C. William (Amicus Curiae)
07/15/2020 Appellate Record-Supplemental Filed
07/15/2020 Administrative Order-Pro Hac Vice Admission Allowed
07/15/2020 Administrative Order-Pro Hac Vice Admission Allowed
07/15/2020 Administrative Order-Pro Hac Vice Admission Allowed
07/15/2020 Administrative Order-Pro Hac Vice Admission Allowed
07/15/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/15/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/15/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/15/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/15/2020 Motion-Amicus Request for Participation Aronoff, David (Amicus Curiae); Fefferman, Nina (Amicus Curiae); Hildreth, James E. K. (Amicus Curiae); Schaffner, William (Amicus Curiae); Talbot, Thomas (Amicus Curiae); Trevathan, Edwin (Amicus Curiae); Wester, C. William (Amicus Curiae) PDF PDF
07/14/2020 Appellate Record-Supplemental Received
07/14/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/13/2020 Brief-Reply Brief Filed GOVERNOR, STATE OF TENNESSEE (Appellant/Defendant); STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL (Appellant/Defendant); Tennessee Secretary of State (Appellant/Defendant)
07/13/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request Aronoff, David (Amicus Curiae); Fefferman, Nina (Amicus Curiae); Hildreth, James E. K. (Amicus Curiae); Schaffner, William (Amicus Curiae); Talbot, Thomas (Amicus Curiae); Trevathan, Edwin (Amicus Curiae); Wester, C. William (Amicus Curiae)
07/10/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request Public Interest Legal Foundation (Amicus Curiae)
07/09/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Lodged League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/09/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Lodged Black Caucus of State Legislators (Amicus Curiae); The Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association (Amicus Curiae); The Tennessee Alliance of Black Lawyers (Amicus Curiae)
07/09/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Lodged Republican National Committee (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee Republican Party (Amicus Curiae)
07/09/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Lodged Public Interest Legal Foundation (Amicus Curiae)
07/09/2020 Appellate Record-Supplemental Filed
07/09/2020 Appellate Record-Supplemental Received
07/09/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/09/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/09/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/09/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/09/2020 Motion-Pro Hac Vice Request League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae)
07/09/2020 Motion-Amicus Request for Participation Black Caucus of State Legislators (Amicus Curiae); The Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association (Amicus Curiae); The Tennessee Alliance of Black Lawyers (Amicus Curiae) PDF PDF PDF PDF
07/09/2020 Motion-Amicus Request for Participation Republican National Committee (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee Republican Party (Amicus Curiae) PDF PDF
07/09/2020 Motion-Amicus Request for Participation League of Women Voters (Amicus Curiae); Free Hearts (Amicus Curiae); Memphis A. Philip Randolph Institute (Amicus Curiae); Memphis Central Labor Council (Amicus Curiae); Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP (Amicus Curiae); The Equity Alliance (Amicus Curiae) PDF PDF
07/09/2020 Case Status-APPELLEE BRIEFING COMPLETE
07/09/2020 Brief-Appellee's Brief Filed #UpTheVote901 (Appellee/Plaintiff); Bullard, Ginger (Appellee/Plaintiff); Bullard, Jeff (Appellee/Plaintiff); Demster, Hunter (Appellee/Plaintiff); Donald, Allison (Appellee/Plaintiff); Fisher, Earle J. (Appellee/Plaintiff); Hiltonsmith, Julia (Appellee/Plaintiff)
07/09/2020 Motion-Amicus Request for Participation Public Interest Legal Foundation (Amicus Curiae) PDF PDF
07/06/2020 Order-Amicus - Leave to File Brief Granted PDF
07/06/2020 Appellate Record-Supplemental Filed
07/06/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Filed Honest Elections Project (Amicus Curiae)
07/02/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Lodged Honest Elections Project (Amicus Curiae)
07/02/2020 Appellate Record-Supplemental Received
07/02/2020 Notice (Outgoing)-Miscellaneous
07/02/2020 Brief (Other)-Amicus Brief Lodged Honest Elections Project (Amicus Curiae)
07/02/2020 Case Status-APPELLANT BRIEFING COMPLETE
07/02/2020 Brief-Appellant's Brief Filed GOVERNOR, STATE OF TENNESSEE (Appellant/Defendant); STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL (Appellant/Defendant); Tennessee Secretary of State (Appellant/Defendant)
07/02/2020 Motion-Amicus Request for Participation Honest Elections Project (Amicus Curiae) PDF PDF
07/02/2020 Motion-Amicus Request for Participation Honest Elections Project (Amicus Curiae) PDF PDF
07/01/2020 Notice (Outgoing)-Miscellaneous
06/30/2020 Appellate Record-Supplemental Filed
06/29/2020 Appellate Record-Supplemental Received
06/29/2020 Appellate Record-Original Filed
06/26/2020 Appellate Record-Original Received
06/24/2020 Order-Stay (TRAP 7) Denied PDF
06/24/2020 Order-Assuming Jurisdiction Granted PDF
06/24/2020 Action-New Pending Matter
06/22/2020 Response-to Motion #UpTheVote901 (Appellee/Plaintiff); Bullard, Ginger (Appellee/Plaintiff); Bullard, Jeff (Appellee/Plaintiff); Demster, Hunter (Appellee/Plaintiff); Donald, Allison (Appellee/Plaintiff); Fisher, Earle J. (Appellee/Plaintiff); Hiltonsmith, Julia (Appellee/Plaintiff) PDF PDF PDF
06/12/2020 Initiating Document-Assume Jurisdiction (Motion) GOVERNOR, STATE OF TENNESSEE (Appellant/Defendant); STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL (Appellant/Defendant); Tennessee Secretary of State (Appellant/Defendant) PDF
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Record Information

Volume Type Volumes Record Type
Technical Record 1 Supplemental
Technical Record 1 Supplemental
Technical Record 1 Supplemental
Technical Record 1 Supplemental
Technical Record 1 Supplemental
Technical Record 9 Original