Lib­eral jus­tice has fall and breaks ribs

The Dominion Post - - World -

Eighty-five-year-old Supreme Court Jus­tice Ruth Bader Gins­burg frac­tured three ribs in a fall in her of­fice at the court and is in hospi­tal, the court said yes­ter­day.

The court’s old­est jus­tice fell on Thurs­day evening, the court said. She called Supreme Court po­lice to take her to Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton Uni­ver­sity Hospi­tal in Wash­ing­ton 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.

In her ab­sence, the court went ahead yes­ter­day with a court­room

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