In early December, a Court of Appeals for the state of Ohio affirmed dismissal of a putative Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) class claim against Ohio State University on the basis that the plaintiffs lacked standing to assert their no-injury, statutory claim in Ohio state court. Two years after being hired in 2012 and 2014 as a facility manager and housekeeper, the plaintiffs filed suit against OSU under the FCRA, alleging that OSU provided a background check disclosure and authorization to each of them that improperly included extraneous information and a liability release. In June 2016, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, determined that the appellants failed to allege that they sustained any injury-in-fact.

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