Jus­tice Gins­burg in hos­pi­tal af­ter frac­tur­ing 3 ribs

Chicago Sun-Times - - NATION/WORLD -

WASH­ING­TON — Eighty-five-yearold Supreme Court Jus­tice Ruth Bader Gins­burg frac­tured three ribs in a fall in her of­fice at the court and is in the hos­pi­tal, the court said Thurs­day.

The court’s old­est jus­tice fell Wed­nes­day evening, the court said. She called Supreme Court po­lice to take her to a hos­pi­tal early Thurs­day af­ter ex­pe­ri­enc­ing dis­com­fort overnight, court spokes­woman Kathy Ar­berg said.

She was ad­mit­ted to the hos­pi­tal for treat­ment and ob­ser­va­tion af­ter tests showed she frac­tured three ribs.

Gins­burg broke two ribs in a fall in 2012. She also has had two prior bouts with can­cer and had a stent im­planted to open a blocked artery in 2014.

Jus­tice Ruth Bader Gins­burg

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