Maureen O'Connor Ohio Supreme Court Justice Defends Controversial Facebook Post As "Appropriate" By Karen Kasler • Nov 17, 2017 Jo ingles A Facebook post from the only Democratic justice on the Ohio Supreme Court is raising eyebrows today. But in an interview, Bill O’Neill, the only Democrat holding state-level statewide elected office, says he stands by it. Abortion Rights Group Wants Justice To Recuse Herself After Speech Before Anti-Abortion Group By Karen Kasler • Mar 20, 2017 www.gtrtl.org The state’s leading abortion rights group is asking a Supreme Court justice to remove herself from two cases involving abortion providers coming before the court. Chief Justice Says Opioid Crisis Hitting Ohio's Court System Hard By Karen Kasler • Sep 15, 2016 Katie Monahan, Ohio Supreme Court Courts are getting hit hard by the state’s opioid epidemic, according to the chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court. That was just one point in her annual state of the judiciary speech.