Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's body will lie in repose at the Supreme Court Friday, ahead of a Saturday funeral.
The Supreme Court announced Tuesday that a public viewing of Scalia's body will take place in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. A private ceremony at the Supreme Court will start at 9:30 a.m.
Scalia died unexpectedly Saturday while on a hunting trip in Texas. The 79-year-old justice was one of the court’s most conservative members and the longest-serving member of the current bench.
The Supreme Court announced Tuesday it would drape a black wool crepe on Scalia's chair and over the bench directly in front of his seat as a memorial. The flags on the court’s front plaza will also fly at half-staff for 30 days in Scalia's honor.
Former Chief Justice William Rehnquist was the last justice to lie in repose at the court, in 2005, the NPR report said.
- Updated at 5:43 p.m.