US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg receives treatment in hospital

Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Supreme Court Ginsburg. Picture: PA

The 87-year-old justice underwent non-surgical treatment for a benign gallbladder condition.

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been admitted to hospital with an infection caused by a gallstone – but plans to continue taking part in the court’s arguments by telephone.

The 87-year-old justice underwent non-surgical treatment for what the court described as acute cholecystitis, a benign gallbladder condition, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

She is resting comfortably and expects to be in hospital for a day or two, the court said.

Ms Ginsburg took part in the court’s telephone arguments on Monday and Tuesday.

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