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DIS­TRICT OF COLUMBIA

Gins­burg dis­charged from hos­pi­tal

WASH­ING­TON – Jus­tice Ruth Bader Gins­burg was dis­charged from the hos­pi­tal Fri­day af­ter treat­ment for three bro­ken ribs suf­fered in a fall at her of­fice Wed­nes­day evening.

“She is do­ing well and plans to work from home to­day,” said Kath­leen Ar­berg, a spokes­woman for the court.

If his­tory is any guide, Gins­burg will be on the bench at the next sit­ting of the Supreme Court, which be­gins Nov. 26.

In 2012, she broke two ribs with­out miss­ing work. Two years later, she re­turned to work quickly af­ter un­der­go­ing a heart pro­ce­dure.

She has had cancer twice, and has at­trib­uted her sur­vival partly to the med­i­cal care she re­ceived at the Na­tional In­sti­tutes of Health.

Gins­burg, 85, is the se­nior mem­ber of the court’s fourmem­ber lib­eral wing. She has re­peat­edly vowed to stay on the court as long as her health holds and she stays men­tally sharp.

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