Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Fall

Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC. Justice Ginsburg discussed Supreme Court cases from the 2017-2018 term at the lecture. The Justice was hospi

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg taken to hospital after fall

"Do they need rib donors?" "Um, God take me instead?" said another.

Some people didn't want to stop with ribs.

Actress Alyssa Milano, 45, was one of the ones reacting to the news online, writing: 'Ruth Bader Ginsberg can have my ribs.

Broken ribs are usually painful, and could puncture the lung, depending on the specifics of the break.

The fall kept Ginsburg from attending Thursday's formal investiture ceremony for new Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Of course, not all were so ghoulish or overly dramatic.

- Lauren Duca (@laurenduca) November 8, 2018 If necessary I'm personally paying for a full body protection pantsuit for Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Former President Bill Clinton appointed her in 1993.

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Asked a year ago if she was contemplating retirement, she said, "As long as I can do the job full steam, I will do it".

We're wishing Justice Ginsburg all the best and a speedy recovery!

The court's oldest justice fell Wednesday evening, the court said.

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Thursday that Ginsburg is "a very tough woman" and that she's "praying for her". The extent of Ginsburg's injury was not clear at press time.

Despite all these health setbacks, Ginsburg has come back stronger than ever and even recently spoke about how long she intends to remain in her seat.

According to a Court spokesperson (via CNN's Manu Raju), Ginsburg has fractured three ribs in the fall. She also battled cancer twice and got a stent in 2014 to open a blocked artery. She also was hospitalized after a bad reaction to medicine in 2009.

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