An Ohio judge is recommending those visiting the new Franklin County Common Pleas Courthouse while wearing skirts take the elevator instead of the glass stairs.

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Judge Julie Lynch said those wearing skirts, dresses and kilts to the Columbus courthouse, which officially opened Monday, should avoid the glass stairs due to the busy walkway located directly underneath, The Columbus Dispatch reported Wednesday.

"If you wear dresses, you're on notice that you might want to take the elevator, as I will be doing," Lynch said.

Jim Goodenow, director of public facilities management, said security guards at the $105 million facility have been instructed to keep a lookout for potential skirt peepers, and officials will consider darkening the glass or taking other measures if it is found to be a problem.