Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg falls, fractures ribs

November 8, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, seen here in Jan. 2018, is recovering at the hospital after falling Wednesday night and breaking three of her ribs.

By Staff

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Thursday after fracturing three ribs in a fall at the court.

According to a Supreme Courts spokeswoman, Ginsburg fell in her office at the court Wednesday night. After experiencing discomfort overnight, Ginsburg was admitted to George Washington University Hospital, where test show she fractured three ribs on her left side. She is currently being treated.

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