Visitor Screening Policy

Visitor Screening Policy

It is the policy of the Supreme Court of Ohio that all visitors to the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center must present photo identification and successfully complete the physical screening process before being admitted to the building.

Upon entering the Moyer Center, visitors will be asked to present a photo identification to receive a visitor pass. Once a visitor pass is issued, visitors shall place all items such as bags, packages and purses through the X-ray machine. Materials are subject to search for prohibited items. Additionally, visitors shall successfully pass through the walk-through magnetometers. To do so, visitors should observe the following tips:

On high visitor volume days, such as on days on which oral arguments are scheduled, it is recommended visitors arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the appointment.

Items Prohibited in the Ohio Judicial Center include:

The Supreme Court security officers may exclude any other item or items that caution, good sense or professional experience suggest are inappropriate to the Court environment, whether or not that item is specifically listed.