Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Fall

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg taken to hospital after fall

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in hospital after suffering fall

The Court made the announcement on November 8, saying that the 85-year-old went home after the fall but had "discomfort overnight" and went to George Washington Hospital in the morning, the statement said.

At 85, Justice Ginsburg has made no plans to retire from her Supreme Court seat, which, if filled by a conservative, would dramatically alter the court's makeup for decades to come.

President Barack Obama greets Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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But Ginsburg, the court's oldest sitting justice, has consistently been adamant that she has had no intentions of retiring. Tests showed that she fractured three ribs on her left side.

The timing of 85-year-old RBG's fall is ominous, to say the least, if you're on the left.

Speaking to reporters on the White House lawn as the news of Ginsburg's fall broke, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway wished Ginsburg a "full and speedy recovery". Not only was Kavanaugh perceived as tipping the balance of views in the Supreme Court, but also he was appointed after allegations of sexual misconduct were put against him.

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The US Supreme Court, prior to Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.

With the GOP still in control of the Senate for the next two years, Ginsburg will have to hold out until early 2021 to have even a chance of a moderate or liberal replacement.

Actress Alyssa Milano, 45, was one of the ones reacting to the news online, writing: 'Ruth Bader Ginsberg can have my ribs.

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According to the Associated Press, she has had a history of health problems that she has overcome in recent years. Her biography is the subject of an upcoming feature film, On the Basis of Sex, in which she is played by actress Felicity Jones.

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