Oasis Goodtime Emporium I, Inc. v. City of DoravilleAnnotate this Case
Oasis Goodtime Emporium I, Inc., d/b/a Oasis, described itself as a "restaurant featuring nude dance entertainment and alcohol service." Oasis appealed to the Supreme Court "to preserve those two pillars of its business – nudity and alcohol." Oasis argued that when its employees dance nude and serve alcohol, they were "clothed with constitutional free speech protection," which the City of Doraville's Code of Ordinances attempted to strip away. Oasis argued that it should not have been subject to the Doraville Code at all because the legislation making its land a part of Doraville was void due to an alleged statutory notice defect, and that various portions of the Code were unconstitutional. The Supreme Court concluded Oasis was properly subject to Doraville's Code and that the City's regulations did not violate the club's constitutional rights. The Court affirmed the trial court's order granting Doraville judgment on the pleadings.