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New justice discusses first weeks on Supreme Court

The first few weeks on the Ohio Supreme Court have been fast paced, but nothing so strenuous as criss-crossing the state on the campaign trail, one of the three newest justices told members of the Logan County Republican Party on Monday.

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Newly elected Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy speaks Monday afternoon at the Bellefontaine Masonic Center to members of the Logan County Republican Party. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

“If you can ever get over the breath-taking beauty of the building, you find the work is fast-paced and heavy,” Justice Sharon Kennedy said before explaining that she had to read 180 cases in a two-week period and then attend a marathon session in which the seven justices voted on whether to hear the cases.

“What I wasn’t prepared for is the pace at which we went through those votes.”

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