New Jersey to fly flags at half-staff to honor Scalia

Flags at all state buildings will be lowered to half-staff for two days to honor the life and mourn the death of New Jersey native

Mourners to pay respects Friday to late Justice

Mourners to pay respects Friday to late Justice Scalia

TRENTON - Flags at all state buildings will be lowered to half-staff for two days to honor the life and mourn the death of New Jersey native and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed the executive order on Wednesday. It states that the flags will fly at half-staff from Friday through Saturday.

Scalia was born in Trenton in 1936.

Christie said Scalia was "the bedrock of the court," noting that the justice was "unwavering in his fidelity to the Constitution."

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

An attorney for Hopatcong Officer Nicholas Maresca says 1 Attorney: Officer had no choice but to hit man in bunny suit
Kevin Hodges (right) is accused of killing his 2 Police: Man used cleaver, sword, knife to kill mom, grandmother
Shop Small: Tons of Toys 3 Shop Small: Tons of Toys
Demolition has begun on a Totowa neighborhood that 4 Demolition begins on Totowa neighborhood damaged by hurricane
Mountain Creek resort gears up for snow 5 Mountain Creek resort gears up for snow

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

FILE PHOTO -- WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 27: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, died Saturday.

FILE - In this Oct., 15, 2006 file Texas judge disclosed details about Scalia's health

The Texas county judge who decided no autopsy was needed following the death of Supreme

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE