December 17, 2020
Justice Ginsburg inside 15 Washington Street in 1995.

Rutgers University will name a landmark residence hall at Rutgers-Newark for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rutgers Board of Governors announced on December 17, 2020.

The board unanimously approved renaming 15 Washington Street, a 17-story neoclassical icon of the Newark skyline, as Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall to honor the renowned and trailblazing jurist whose lifelong pursuit for equal rights and justice began as a faculty member at Rutgers Law School in Newark, where she taught from 1963 to 1972.

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Rutgers Law Media Contacts:
Mike Sepanic (Camden); Elizabeth Moore (Newark)

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