Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized with infection
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Tuesday with an infection, the US Supreme Court said.
The 87-year-old underwent non-surgical treatment at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore Tuesday for acute cholecystitis, a benign inflammation of the gall bladder, a spokeswoman said in a statement.
“The justice is resting comfortably,” the statement said.
She will participate in oral arguments Wednesday morning from her hospital room, where she expects to remain for another day or two.
The High Court has been holding proceedings by teleconference for the first time in history amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The health of Ginsburg, a four-time cancer survivor, has been in the spotlight, as her retirement or death could potentially give President Trump his third Supreme Court…