Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

Ginsburg, 85, hospitalized after fracturing three ribs in fall

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sundance CREDIT You Tube screenshot
Steven Clarke | 08 November, 2018, 18:39

The justice married Marty Ginsburg in 1954 and the couple attended Harvard Law School together. Doctors discovered the broken ribs and she was admitted.

The supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hospitalized after fracturing three ribs in fall at court. At 85, she is now the oldest member of the court.

Ginsburg, who is the subject of a documentary, "RGB", and a new film, "On the Basis of Sex", said in an interview in July that she would like to stay on the court until she turns 90. The same thing happened in 2012, when she broke two ribs and then went right back to work the next day despite being in pain. Justice Kavanaugh was sworn in last month. She called Supreme Court police to take her to George Washington University Hospital in Washington early Thursday after experiencing discomfort overnight, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said. According to a statement from the Supreme Court, doctors admitted Ginsburg for further "observation and treatment".

The Daily Wire will provide updates as they come in.

EU Brexit envoy says ‘much more work’ needed to clinch deal
The main sticking point is the border between European Union member Ireland and the British-ruled province of Northern Ireland. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar also said today that as the days went by a summit in November was getting less likely.

Ginsburg has served on the court for 25 years.

But she has never missed Supreme Court arguments.

Ginsburg was the second woman to be named to the nation's highest court.

Asked a year ago if she was contemplating retirement, she said, "As long as I can do the job full steam, I will do it". "When I can't do the job full-steam".

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