Friday, 16 November, 2018

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractures 3 ribs in fall

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sundance CREDIT You Tube screenshot
Pablo Mccormick | 08 November, 2018, 18:43

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hospitalized following a fall in her office. "She went home, but after experiencing discomfort overnight, went to George Washington University Hospital earlier this morning", a statement via from the Supreme Court reads.

Since Supreme Court appointments are for life, it is Ginsburg's right to remain in office as long as she can fulfill her duties.

RBG also took a spill back in 2012 and broke 2 ribs that time.

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In her absence, the court was going ahead Thursday with a courtroom ceremony welcoming new Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who joined the court last month. She is still in the hospital for "observation and treatment". President Donald Trump and new acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker were on hand.

But she has never missed Supreme Court arguments.

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Ginsburg leads the court's liberal wing.

Ginsburg is already five years past the average retirement age of the past 11 justices and is three years older than the recently retired justice Anthony M. Kennedy. She is the eldest of the justices, but has not indicated that she plans to retire anytime soon.

Asked past year if she was contemplating retirement, she said, "As long as I can do the job full steam, I will do it".

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It was a terrible display from a side who have not won in 15 games, including five matches under Henry. Porto are on the brink of qualification from Group D after a 4-1 win at home to Lokomotiv Moscow .

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