Gohmert Takes Oath as Chief Justice

Judge Louis Gohmert, Jr. was given the oath of office as the Chief Justice of the 12th Court of Appeals on Monday.

The central jury room was a packed house, with relatives, friends, and honored guests all in attendance to show their respect. Gohmert was serving his third term on the 7th District Court in Tyler, when he was asked by Governor Rick Perry to apply for the position.