10/19/2017


Case Caption

Case No.Topics and IssuesAuthorCitation
State ex rel. Espen v. Wood Cty. Bd. of Elections (Slip Opinion) 2017-1313Elections-Initiative-Mandamus and prohibition-County board of elections not authorized to decide legality or constitutionality of proposed charter amendment's substantive terms-R.C. 3501.28(M)(1)(a) violates separation-of-powers doctrine by attempting to confer judicial review power on boards of elections-Board of elections did not abuse discretion, engage in fraud or corruption, or ignore applicable law in validating contested signatures on initiative petition-Writs denied.Per CuriamSlip Opinion No. 2017-Ohio-8223
10/19/2017 Case Announcements  Merit decisions with opinions-Reconsideration of prior decisions.