Martin D. Ginsburg, husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, died Sunday at the age of 78. Ginsburg, a tax lawyer and professor at Georgetown Law School, died from cancer at his home in Washington.

Martin D. Ginsburg (Georgetown Law School)

Martin D. Ginsburg (Georgetown Law School)

Martin D. Ginsburg and Ruth Bader Ginsburg met on a blind date while attending Cornell University. They married in June of 1954.

Ginsberg is survived by his wife and two children, law professor Jane C. Ginsburg and James S. Ginsburg, president of the Chicago Classical Recording Foundation.

R.I.P.

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