Ginsburg To Miss Supreme Court Arguments For First Time Ever

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses with other Justices of the United States Supreme Court during their official group photo at the Supreme Court on Nov. 30, 2018 in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday was unable to attend oral arguments for the first time in her more than two decades on the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Ginsburg was working from home after undergoing surgery on Dec. 21 to remove two cancerous nodules in the lower lobe of her left lung, which were discovered incidentally during tests performed at the George Washington University hospital to diagnose and treat rib fractures she sustained in a fall on Nov. 7.

Arberg said Ginsburg will participate in the cases using briefs, filings and transcripts of oral arguments.


Read more at The Hill.




Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here