Ruth Bader Ginsburg Misses Third Day of SCOTUS Arguments

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participates in a lecture September 26, 2018 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. Justice Ginsburg discussed Supreme Court cases from the 2017-2018 term at the lecture. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will miss a third day of oral arguments Wednesday as the 85-year-old recovers from cancer surgery.

Chief Justice John Roberts said Ginsburg would be absent from the bench and will partake in the cases using court transcripts and briefs. Monday’s absence marked the first in Ginsburg’s 25-year history as a Supreme Court justice.

Ginsburg is still recovering from a December 21 surgery to remove cancerous nodes from her left lung.

 

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