Former justice takes issue with naming of court

A former Washington County judge expressed his frustration Friday over a proposal to name the county’s courthouse in honor of retired justice Thomas Mercure. Former justice and Granville resident Phil Berke characterized the proposal as unfair. “I’m extremely upset,” Berke said. “Singling out one judge over all the others is not fair and is not the right thing to do.” Berke said he had “no problem” with Mercure, but felt he should be honored in the same fashion as other judges. He said the [...]

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