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Martin Ginsburg, husband of Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dies at 78

Martin Ginsburg, the husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and a prominent lawyer, has died. He was 78.

Ginsburg died at home Sunday from complications of metastatic cancer, according to a statement from the Supreme Court.

The Ginsburgs celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary last week. They met on a blind date as undergraduates at Cornell University.

Martin Ginsburg was an expert in tax law and taught at New York University, Columbia University and Georgetown University over the course of his career.

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-- Associated Press

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