Timeline of events related to Justice Ginsburg — memorials, filling her Supreme Court seat
The Senate Judiciary Committee typically takes about a month to prep for hearings, but this process is expected to happen more quickly.
The following is a timeline of events related to the public mourning for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the filling of her Supreme Court seat.
Sept. 23-24: Private/public memorial services for Justice Ginsburg at Supreme Court
Sept 25: Memorial service for Justice Ginsburg at the U.S. Capitol
Sept. 25-26: President Trump announces Supreme Court nominee
Sept. 28: Senate Judiciary Committee can start nominee-review work
Sept 29: First presidential debate
Oct 7: Vice presidential debate in Salt Lake City, Utah
Nov. 3: Election Day
Dec 14: Electors formally cast their votes for the Electoral College
Jan 20: Presidential inauguration
*A service for Justice Ginsburg at Arlington National Cemetery is planned for the week of Sept. 27- Oct. 2.
* The Senate Judiciary Committee typically takes about a month to prepare before hearings, but this process is expected to happen more quickly. The committee's vote to recommend the appointment is historically followed promptly by the full Senate vote.
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