(born October 15, 1942) is an American liberal politician of the Ohio Republican party. He served in both houses of the Ohio General Assembly and is currently an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio.
[Review seeker (press release)] unusual position of calling for the abolition of capital punishment ' while still ruling on death penalty cases that come before him. Justice Paul Pfeifer (PEYE'-fer) is trying to eliminate the very law he helped write as a state senator 30 years ago.
[Huffington Post] - ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS :25 PM ET AP COLUMBUS, Ohio — As a young state senator 30 years ago, Paul Pfeifer helped write Ohio's death penalty law. Today, as the senior member of the state Supreme Court, he's trying to eliminate it.
[Cincinnati.com] - State Supreme Court Justice Paul Pfeifer . / AP Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters called on Friday for Ohio Supreme Court Justice Paul Pfeifer to stop deciding death penalty cases because of the justice's recent public criticism of capital