Justice Brennan's death rites
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Wed Jan 31 19:37:13 PST 2001
Just one correction here; David Souter was not only present but delivered
one of the eulogies.
At 01:57 PM 01/31/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>> Point of information for something I am working on: Does
>> where Justice Brennan's body lay in state -- was it in the Capitol rotunda?
>> And which of the Justices, sitting and retired, attended the funeral
>> and/or visited the body as it lay in state? Who was absent?
>On July 29, 1997, The LA Times reported on page A-10 that Brennan's body
>state in the Supreme Court building, and the following attended attended a
>Three of the court's current members--John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader
>Clarence Thomas--were present Monday, as were retired Justices Byron R.
>Harry A. Blackmun.
>The AP reported: With the court in summer recess, six of its members were
>town. Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist was said to be at his summer home in
>Vermont; Souter was at his home in New Hampshire. Justices Anthony
>Day O'Connor, Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer were out of the country.
>As for the funeral, the AP reported: Supreme Court Justices John Paul
>Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer attended, as did
>Justices Harry Blackmun and Byron White. Attorney General Janet Reno,
>and members of Congress also were there.
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