Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the court docket’s main liberal, was admitted to a hospital Thursday morning after falling in her workplace.
The Supreme Courtroom’s Public Data Workplace stated Ginsburg, 85, fractured three ribs on her left facet in Wednesday night time’s fall.
She is being handled at George Washington College Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Ginsburg, a Clinton appointee, has been a member of the court docket since 1993. She has change into an emblem of authorized progressiveness and has captivated millennials, who affectionately dubbed her the “Infamous R.B.G” after the rap singer “Infamous B.I.G.”
The web exploded shortly after information of her damage was reported, with supporters sending her effectively needs on Twitter.
“Is rib donation a factor? Whether it is, I volunteer,” one supporter tweeted.
Speedy restoration to #RBG. Is rib donation a factor? Whether it is, I volunteer.
— Jenni Financial institution (@JBmezzo) November 8, 2018
The press workplace launched the information of her accidents about an hour earlier than the court docket is predicted to carry a particular, off-camera ceremony to welcome Justice Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughOvernight Health Care: Health priorities shift with Dem House | Medicaid wins big at the polls | Trump officials move against contraception mandate Kavanaugh report shows why the presumption of innocence is key John Legend calls Trump ‘a f—ing embarrassment’ during heated press conference MORE.
Ginsburg is not going to be current for Thursday’s ceremony, which President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemonstrators gather outside White House to protest Sessions’ ouster Acosta: ‘I didn’t put my hands on’ White House intern White House doubles down on decision to pull press pass from CNN’s Acosta MORE and first girl Melania TrumpMelania TrumpWhite House: Trump has ‘energized’ voters ahead of midterms The Hill’s Morning Report — Judgment Day: New data suggest big Dem gains in House, governors’ races Trump, first lady cast votes by absentee ballot for midterms MORE are scheduled to attend.
–This report was up to date at 9:25 a.m.