Wednesday, 14 November, 2018

Well-wishes for Justice Ginsburg

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Herman Weaver | 10 November, 2018, 17:38

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Friday after having been admitted for treatment and observation after fracturing three ribs in a fall.

As one of four liberal justices on the nine-member court, her loss would give US President Donald Trump another opportunity to reinforce its conservative tilt.

Indeed, word today is that she's "up and working" in her hospital room, "because what else would she be doing, and cracking jokes", according to her nephew, who spoke to reporters at the premiere of the RBG biopic On the Basis of Sex last night. Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says she is "doing well" and working from home. "I can't promise they were good jokes but they were jokes".

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In the summer of 2016, as Trump was campaigning for president, Ginsburg told The Associated Press that she did not want to think about the prospect of the Republican winning the presidency over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

The next sitting of the Supreme Court isn't until November 26th, so once again, she's not likely to miss a day of work.

"If Ruth Bader Ginsburg needs any of my bones or internal organs I don't need mine", said actress Leslie Grossman. The court is now divided 5-4 in favor of conservatives, and the Republican-controlled Senate is poised to confirm any of Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court appointments for the next two years. She has no plans to retire.

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