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Making History, Ginsburg Is Honored at a Capitol Divided Over Replacing Her

Sep 25, 2020 - The New York Times

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lay in state in Statuary Hall in a ceremony choreographed to allow the women of Congress to honor her legacy and the example she set.

WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who won trailblazing legal victories for women’s rights before ascending to the nation’s highest court, broke her final barriers on Friday, becoming the first woman and the first Jewish American to lie in state in the United States Capitol.

In a ceremony choreographed by Speake...