Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With Infection, ‘Resting Comfortably’

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When it’s Cinco de Mayo during the coronapocalypse and you hear something about Ruth Bader Ginsburg being hospitalized, you put down your taco and immediately get to work.

According a spokeswoman for the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, who has survived four bouts of cancer, underwent nonsurgical treatment for acute cholecystitis, a benign gallbladder condition. Here’s a relevent excerpt from the high court’s statement on her condition:

The Justice is resting comfortably and plans to participate in the oral argument teleconference tomorrow morning remotely from the hospital. She expects to stay in the hospital for a day or two.

Of course Justice Ginsburg will be working from the hospital. They don’t call her Notorious for nothing. We wish her well with her recovery.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘resting comfortably’ after nonsurgical treatment for benign gallbladder condition [CNN]


Staci ZaretskyStaci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Law, where she’s worked since 2011. She’d love to hear from you, so please feel free to email her with any tips, questions, comments, or critiques. You can follow her on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.



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