MORRISTOWN, NJ - A vigil was held on Sunday evening September 20th in Morristown in memory of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Over 100 people gathered near the steps of the Morris County Courthouse.  Meghan Lynch, who is the President of the Morris County Women's Democratic Courthouse addressed the crowd, as she honored the late Justice who, she stated, pioneered women's rights.

Also in attendance was Morris County Sheriff Jim Gannon and Morris County Freeholder Tayfun Selen.  

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The group then walked around the Green holding candles and signs before returning to the Courthouse.

A second vigil will be held in Summit on September 21 from 6:30pm - 7:30pm. The program is set to include a local Rabbi leading mourners Kaddish, Rutgers' Distinguished Professor of Law, Ron Chen, speaking about Justice Ginsburg's contributions to shaping America, and the President of Union County NOW, Denise Wilkerson, on the impact Justice Ginsburg had on African-American women.

Attendees are asked to bring their own electric or votive candle. To RSVP, visit

The Village Green is located at 356 Broad Street.


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