Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With 3 Broken Ribs

WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court was hospitalized on Thursday morning, with three broken ribs after falling in her office Wednesday evening, a spokeswoman said.

Justice Ginsburg, 85, went home after her fall, although experienced discomfort over the night. She was admitted to George Washington University Hospital, where doctors found three broken ribs on her left side, Kathy Arberg, a Supreme Court spokeswoman, said in a statement.

The next sitting of the Supreme Court begins on Nov. 26, as well as Justice Ginsburg’s history suggests the injuries are not likely to keep her away. She broke two ribs in 2012, without missing work. as well as she returned to work quickly after undergoing a heart procedure in 2012. She is usually also a cancer survivor as well as returned to work less than three weeks after having surgery.

Even as Justice Ginsburg has shown she bounces back quickly via health setbacks, liberals have become jittery about how much more time she will be able to serve, particularly with the balance of the Supreme Court shifting to the right because of President Trump’s appointment of two conservative justices.

Justice Ginsburg was appointed in 1993 as well as is usually the oldest justice on the panel. She has said which she will stay for as long as she is usually healthy as well as mentally sharp.

Originally via brand new York, Justice Ginsburg is usually known for her lifetime of work fighting for women’s rights as well as gained social media popularity in recent years with her own meme as well as nickname, “Notorious R.B.G.” She was the subject of a documentary over the summer, as well as Hollywood is usually producing a movie via her life story.