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The Hill 20 Sep 2020

Growing Memorial for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Outside of the Supreme Court

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A memorial formed outside the Supreme Court after hundreds of people gathered to mourn the death of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Candles and flowers dotted the area outside of the high court starting Friday, with signs and other tributes thanking Ginsburg for her long legal career.

Mourners were seen singing Amazing Grace, while others chanted the mourner's Kaddish, the Jewish prayer for the dead. Ginsburg was Jewish, and her death Friday took place on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

Ginsburg died Friday due to complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer at the age of 87. Just the second woman to be nominated to the high court, she served on the Supreme Court for 27 years.


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People are gathering outside of the Supreme Court of the United States to mourn the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, according to the court. She was 87.
The casket of the late U.S. Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrived at the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, September 23, where she will lie in repose.
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U.S. Capitol Memorial Service for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Casket of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrives at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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