Brunner Sworn In as Ohio Supreme Court Justice; Republicans Hold 4-3 Majority

The Supreme Court of Ohio now has three Democratic justices for the first time since 1994. Justice Jennifer Brunner was officially sworn in this week as the 162nd member of the Court, creating a ratio of four Republicans and three Democrats.

Brunner defeated Judi French, who’d been on the Court since 2013 and was a reliable vote in key cases involving employment law and business regulations. 1/5/2021