Reporters, photographers and videographers are invited to cover Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburgs talk at the West Virginia University College of Law at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20.
Justice Ginsburg is scheduled to speak in the law schools Lugar Courtroom. The College of Law is located on WVU s Evansdale campus, near Milan Puskar Stadium.
Reporters will be invited to sit in the first two rows of the right side of the courtroom, and a limited space will be available for videographers to set up cameras in the back of the room.
A MULT box will be provided for the technical needs of broadcast media.
Law students will serve as ushers and will direct reporters to their reserved seating.
Newspaper photographers will be permitted to take pictures during the first two minutes of her talk, but no flash photography will be allowed at any time, inside or outside the courtroom. Videographers may tape as long as they like.
Her remarks are expected to last around one hour, and while she wont grant one-on-one interviews to reporters, she is expected to briefly open the floor to questions at the end of her talk.
Parking for the event is open. Media and the public may park in any space in the law school lots. No passes or permits are necessary. Security for the event will be provided by the U.S. Marshals Office and WVU s Department of Public Safety.
Thursdays visit will mark the third from the high court here in recent years. Justice Sandra Day OConnor was here in 1997 followed by the late Chief Justice William Rehnquist in 1999.