Image of a woman taking notes in a notebook.
Image of people gathered on the south terrace of the Moyer Judicial Center at dusk.
Image of a woman asking a question during a meeting in the North Hearing Room.

building use policies

The Moyer Judicial Center is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Visitors are encouraged to visit and learn about Ohio history and government.

To ensure open access of the Moyer Judicial Center while protecting the historical integrity and condition of the facility, the Supreme Court of Ohio has promulgated building use guidelines, highlights of which are below.

Public access and use of the Moyer Judicial Center’s hearing and conference rooms is available to the following:

  • Governmental or educational entities

  • Organizations of the legal or judicial professions

  • Organizations dedicated to architectural or artistic interests, or the preservation of historic public places.

Permissible public use of the Moyer Judicial Center by the entities and organizations listed above is restricted to meetings and events centered on one or more of the following:

  • The history of the Supreme Court or the judicial branch of Ohio government

  • An awareness and understanding of the role of the bar and the judiciary and the significance of the principle of the rule of law in constitutional democracy

  • The study of law and the scholarly comparison of legal systems

  • The promotion and understanding of the importance of art and architecture and the preservation of historic public places, or the artistic, architectural and historic features of the Moyer Judicial Center.