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Oct. 31, 2011
Ohio Judicial Center to be Named in Honor of Late Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer

On Friday, Dec. 2, the Ohio Judicial Center will be dedicated in the name of the late Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer, the Supreme Court of Ohio announced today.

The ceremony – which will also include unveiling Chief Justice Moyer’s official portrait – will be conducted during a session of the Supreme Court.

At the time of his death on April 2, 2010, Chief Justice Moyer was the longest-serving current Chief Justice in the country and the second longest-serving Chief Justice in the history of the Supreme Court of Ohio. He had served as Chief Justice since Jan. 1, 1987.

The ceremony will be broadcast live on the Ohio Channel and streamed live on the Supreme Court’s Web site. The event will recognize Chief Justice Moyer’s significant contributions in a remarkable life dedicated to civility, public service and the rule of law.

The event will begin at 2 p.m.

More information is available at the Court’s Web site, www.sc.ohio.gov.

What: Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center Building Dedication & Portrait Installation
When: 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, 2011
Where: Ohio Judicial Center, 65 S. Front St., Columbus, OH