Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With Fractured Ribs

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Thursday after falling in her office; fracturing three ribs on her left side and requiring immediate medical attention.

A press release from the Supreme Court press office said Justice Ginsburg was taken to George Washington University Hospital Thursday morning, after "experiencing discomfort overnight".

Since Supreme Court appointments are for life, it is Ginsburg's right to remain in office as long as she can fulfill her duties. She has also reportedly hired law clerks through 2020, sending the message that she plans on sticking around.

It's too early for any word on Justice Ginsburg's path to recovery just yet - but definitely makes ya think.

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Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital for treatment and observation after tests showed she broke three ribs.

The Daily Wire will provide updates as they come in.

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has served on the court since 1993.

The court's 5-4 conservative majority was restored last month when the U.S. Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh after a contentious nomination process in which Kavanaugh denied a sexual assault allegation dating to the 1980s. She later apologized for what she said were inappropriate remarks. "When I can't do the job full-steam".

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