Julie Schafer

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
Judge of the Court of Appeals
District:
9
Counties:
Lorain, Medina, Summit, and Wayne
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Phone:
330-903-2150
Endorsements:
Ohio Right to Life

Survey

Response Legend

  • AAgree
  • DDisagree
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Which of the following Justices from the U.S. Supreme Court most reflects your judicial philosophy? Thomas* View Survey For Comments
2. Please rate your judicial philosophy on a scale of 1 to 10, with Originalism being a “1” and Living Constitution being a “10.” 3* View Survey For Comments
3. Read and respond to the following statement from Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts: "Judges and justices are servants of the law, not the other way around. Judges are like umpires. Umpires don't make the rules; they apply them. The role of an umpire and a judge is critical. They make sure everybody plays by the rules. But it is a limited role. Nobody ever went to a ball game to see the umpire." Agree* View Survey For Comments
4. Should courts in the United States look to the laws of other countries and international law to interpret the U.S. Constitution? Disagree* View Survey For Comments
5. Read and respond to the reasoning in this statement from U.S. Supreme Court: “As with other kinds of speech, regulating the content of professionals’ speech “pose[s] the inherent risk that the Government seeks not to advance a legitimate regulatory goal, but to suppress unpopular ideas or information.” Agree* View Survey For Comments