Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, was hospitalized after a “non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure,” SCOTUS announced Wednesday night.
The hospitalization comes roughly two weeks after another hospitalization for a minor infection, after which court’s oldest justice revealed she had been receiving chemotherapy since May for her fifth bout with cancer. SCOTUS says Ginsburg expects to be released by the hospital by the end of the week, CNBC reported. (RELATED: Justice Ginsburg Says Her Health Is Improving After Cancer Scare)
<img aria-describedby="caption-attachment-6939956" class="size-full wp-image-6939956" src="https://cdn01.dailycaller.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/GettyImages-1074942098-e1592329703706.jpg" alt="WASHINGTON, DC – NOV. 30: United States Supreme Court (Front L-R) Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Jr., (Back L-R) Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Elena Kagan and Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh pose for their official portrait at the in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court building Nov. 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. Earlier this month, Chief Justice Roberts publicly defended the independence and integrity of the federal judiciary against President Trump after he called a judge who had ruled against his administration’s asylum policy “an Obama judge.” “We do not