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Ginsburg On Cancer Treatment: ‘I’m On My Way To Being Very Well’

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said her health is improving after a fourth bout with cancer Saturday, telling a friendly audience in Washington, D.C., that her work sustains her during difficult periods. The Supreme Court announced Aug. 23 that the 86-year-old progressive icon was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. “This audience can see that I am alive,” Ginsburg said during ...

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Ginsburg Completes Radiation Therapy Before Disclosing Cancer Diagnosis

The Supreme Court announced Friday that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was successfully treated for pancreatic cancer. Friday’s announcement is the second time in recent months the justice disclosed a serious medical condition after she completed treatment. In both instances, her diagnosis remained closely held for several weeks. The last 10 months have been particularly punishing for the 86-year old progressive ...

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Justice Ginsburg Shields Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh From Left-Wing Criticism

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg defended President Donald Trump’s two appointees to the Supreme Court and rebuffed progressive proposals to expand the tribunal this week. The justice has proved a steady defender of the high court, as its newly entrenched conservative majority is becoming a regular target of left-wing criticism. “I can say that my two newest colleagues are very decent ...

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Justice Ginsburg Pans Democratic Push To Pack The Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shared her opposition to court-packing proposals that have gained traction among Democratic 2020 contenders in an interview published Wednesday. Ginsburg said the Court functions well at the current number of personnel in a wide-ranging conversation with NPR, and panned prior efforts to expand the panel as quixotic. “Nine seems to be a good number,” ...

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Justice Ginsburg Is Back At The Supreme Court, And She’s Sending A Message

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg took the bench at the Supreme Court Tuesday, the first time she has heard arguments since her treatment for lung cancer in December 2018. The justice’s presence at Tuesday’s arguments was expected — the high court’s public information office announced Friday that Ginsburg would participate in a private conference among the justices to discuss pending petitions. ...

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Justice Ginsburg Returns To Supreme Court After Cancer Treatment

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court Friday, concluding a two-month absence that followed her treatment for lung cancer in December 2018. The Supreme Court’s public information office announced that Ginsburg will attend Friday’s private conference, where the justices make decisions about pending petitions. The Court will consider several urgent matters during the conference, including a request from ...

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Ginsburg’s Health Raises Frightening History Of Incapacity And Disability On The Supreme Court

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Fervid speculation as to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s well-being was set off in December when the Supreme Court abruptly announced that she was being treated for lung cancer. Though a positive prognosis has since allayed the worst fears of Ginsburg’s admirers, her continued struggles broach important but little discussed questions about judicial fitness in an era when unprecedented longevity often ...

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The Ginsburg Sighting – Ben Garrison Cartoon

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become as elusive as the mysterious Sasquatch. Recently Democrats claimed RGB was spotted in public last week at a concert given by her daughter-in-law and other musicians. In this age of ubiquitous smartphone photo taking, no snaps–discreet or otherwise–were taken. The easy excuse proffered was, ‘Cameras were not allowed at the event.’ Nobody photographed her outside ...

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Justice Ginsburg Has No Remaining Cancer, Supreme Court Announces

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s recovery from a lung cancer operation is proceeding apace and there are no signs of further disease, the Supreme Court announced Friday afternoon. Ginsburg had two cancerous nodules removed from her lungs at the Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center on Dec. 21. The procedure is called a pulmonary lobectomy. “Justice Ginsburg will continue to work from home next ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Miss Arguments Following Lung Cancer Procedure |

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed oral arguments Monday as she recuperates from cancer surgery. It’s not clear when the 85-year-old justice will return to work, though the Supreme Court’s public information office said she will continue to participate in official business from her home in Washington. Monday is the first time that Ginsburg has missed arguments since she ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg plans to Serve at Least Five More Years on Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that she hopes to stay on the bench for another five years on Sunday speaking in New York City. “My senior colleague, Justice John Paul Stevens, he stepped down when he was 90, so think I have about at least five more years,” Ginsburg said. Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Bill ...

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