Justice Returns To Court

Justice returns to court

An Ohio Supreme Court justice has returned to work eight days after she pleaded guilty to drunken driving. Justice Alice Robie Resnick asked several questions during the court's morning session yesterday. Staff members hugged her outside of the courtroom. Resnick was arrested January 31st. A judge fined her 600 dollars and suspended her license for six months after she pleaded guilty last week to driving under the influence and driving outside marked lines. Resnick also has to complete a three-day alcohol program by May eighth. A court spokesman says two clerks drove the justice to court on their own time.

The 65-year-old Resnick has been a justice since 1989 and is the court's only Democrat.