08/14/2019


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Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
Gembarski v. PartsSource, Inc. (Slip Opinion) 2018-0125Civil law—Civ.R. 23(A)—In a class-certification case, when the case originates with a single named plaintiff and that plaintiff is not subject to an arbitration agreement that was entered into by unnamed putative class members, the defendant need not raise a specific argument referring or relating to arbitration in the answer—Defendant may raise an argument that relates to arbitration against putative class members at the class-certification stage of proceedings—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed and cause remanded.Fischer, J.Slip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-3231
State ex rel. More Bratenahl v. Bratenahl (Slip Opinion) 2018-0440Civil law—Application of R.C. 121.22, Ohio’s Open Meetings Act—The Open Meetings Act does not permit a governmental body to take official action by secret ballot—Maintaining secret-ballot slips as public records does not cure an R.C. 121.22 violation—Court of appeals’ judgment reversed and cause remanded.DeWine, J.Slip Opinion No. 2019-Ohio-3233
08/14/2019 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions—Motion and procedural rulings.