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Kasich says he picked the best person for the Supreme Court job
Judith French will join five other Republicans, one Democrat on Ohio 's highest court
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Gov. John Kasich picked Judith French from among 13 candidates.
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed10th District Court of Appeals Judge Judith French to the Ohio Supreme Court. French will serve out the final two years of the term of retiring Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton.

Gov. Kasich says he thinks French is the best person for the job.

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"She’s been a judge on the court of appeals. She was appointed to that position and elected soon after that. She has appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court with Ted Olsen and Ken Starr arguing vouchers. She did very very well with that. She was also a travelling but sitting judge on the Ohio Supreme Court for some of the cases. And it was also important that we pick somebody who, in many ways, would kind of be in the same mold as Judge Stratton." 

Former Ohio Gov. Bob Taft appointed French to the Franklin County appeals bench in 2004. Before that, she had been his chief counsel and had worked for then-Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery.

 

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