Chief Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn, center, holds his right hand up as his left hand is on the Bible held by his wife, Sharon S. Goodwyn, as his daughter Sarah E. Goodwyn, left, looks on along with his son Samuel J. Goodwyn during the administration of the oath Wednesday in the chambers of the Supreme Court of Virginia.
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An occasion for his honor
S. Bernard Goodwyn is second African-American to serve as chief justice
The investiture of S. Bernard Goodwyn as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia took place Wednesday in the Chambers of the Supreme Court of Virginia before family, friends, colleagues and fellow Supreme Court of Virginia Justices at 100 N. 9th St.