The late Supreme Court Justicewill lie in state at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. Ginsburg, at the age of 87, is the first woman and the first Jewish person to receive this honor.
An invitation-only arrival ceremony will be held in Statuary Hall on Friday. Social-distancing guidelines dictate that the ceremony will only be open to a small number of invited members of Congress and Ginsburg’s family.
How to watch the ceremony honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg
What: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s body lies in state
Date: Friday, September 25
Time: Beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET
Location: U.S. Capitol building
All other members of Congress may then pay their respects.
A private interment service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery next week, the Supreme Court said.
at the Supreme Court, where members of the public were invited to pay their respects. Chief Justice John Roberts spoke at a brief private ceremony Wednesday and called Ginsburg’s life “one of the many versions of the American dream.” He said the 483 majority and dissenting opinions she wrote during her 27-year tenure on the Supreme Court will “steer the court for decades.”
President Trumpon Thursday before heading to Jacksonville, Florida.