September 24, 2012
Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger Proves One is Never Too Old to Learn

No matter one’s age, one never stops learning, and as a former teacher, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith Ann Lanzinger never stops teaching, which is why she spoke to a group of seniors participating in ElderCollege at Bowling Green State University Firelands on September 21. ElderCollege offers educational classes for adults 50 and older.

Ohio’s older population is staying current with the state’s highest court as Justice Lanzinger spoke with seniors about the Supreme Court. More than 70 people attended the discussion.

 “Often times when we think civic education we are talking about children or college-aged students,” Justice Lanzinger said. “It’s so wonderful seeing these students from ElderCollege continue their desire to learn new things, specifically about the judicial system and the Supreme Court.”

Now serving her second six-year term on the Supreme Court, Justice Lanzinger is the only person ever elected to every level of Ohio’s judiciary. The 150th Justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio, she previously served on the Sixth District Court of Appeals for Ohio, the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas and the Toledo Municipal Court. Her varied judicial experience allows her a unique perspective of the state court system.