14:43 GMT29 October 2020
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    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Friday due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at her home in Washington DC.

    Sputnik is live from outside the US Supreme Court in Washington DC as Ruth Bader Ginsburg's close family, friends and colleagues are attending a private memorial ceremony in the building's Great Hall.

    The late judge's casket will then lie in state under the Portico at the top of the front steps of the Building to allow members of the public to pay their respects.

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday at her home in Washington DC due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. She was 87 years old.

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