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Justice Scalia will lie in repose at the Supreme Court Friday, funeral set for Saturday

Justice Scalia will lie in repose at the Supreme Court, funeral set for Saturday

Justice Antonin Scalia's body will lie in repose at the Supreme Court the day before his funeral is held, offering the public a chance to pay their respects, court officials said Tuesday.

Scalia, who died suddenly over the weekend in Texas, will lie in repose in the Court's Great Hall on Friday.

A private ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m., and the public will be allowed in from 10:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.

The following day, family and friends will gather for his funeral mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the court announced Tuesday afternoon. This mass will take place Saturday at 11 a.m. and be followed by a private burial.

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