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Is it maybe time for her to retire?

 

I think it is wonderful that your showing so much Christian compassion for this very deserving American hero, Jim.  Great job!!!


She deserves to enjoy some of her retirement, she has been on the SCOTUS for 24 years and before that on the U.S. Court of Appeals for 13 years for a total of 37 years of service.  In my view she deserves to enjoy her retirement.

 

The country also deserves a full time SCOTUS because it has much work ahead of it.

 

 

 

 

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Is it maybe time for her to retire?

 

I think it is wonderful that your showing so much Christian compassion for this very deserving American hero, Jim.  Great job!!!


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Ginsburg misses second day in a row at Supreme Court

 

 

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Is it maybe time for her to retire?

 

She sounds like she's due a sick day or two....


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Ginsburg misses second day in a row at Supreme Court

 

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was absent from the Supreme Court bench for the second day in a row on Tuesday.

 

Chief Justice John Roberts noted Ginsburg’s absence when the justices took their seats for the second time in the new year.

 

Repeating what he said Monday, Roberts said Ginsburg is “unable to be present” for the court’s sitting, but will participate in the decisions using transcripts of the arguments and court briefs.

Ginsburg, who was forced to miss her first oral argument in more than 25 years on Monday, is still recuperating at home after surgery to remove two cancerous nodules from the lower lobe of her left lung on Dec. 21.

 

 

The spots were found incidentally in an X-ray she had at George Washington University Hospital while being treated for fractured ribs, an injury she sustained after falling in her office on Nov. 7.

The Supreme Court said scans performed before surgery indicated no evidence of disease elsewhere in her body, and no further treatment is planned.

 

Ginsburg, 85, is known for her stamina, having already survived two bouts of cancer prior to this most recent diagnosis — colon cancer in 1999 and pancreatic cancer in 2009.

 

Her recent health scare has liberals fearing their legal hero, affectionately dubbed the “Notorious RBG,” may not be able to serve the five years she said she had left in her last July.

“Please take care of yourself RBG, we need you,” the Progressives of Kane County, Ill., tweeted Monday.

 

If Ginsburg is forced to step down from the court, President Trumpwill have the opportunity to nominate a third justice, likely cementing the court’s conservative majority and pushing its ideological balance even farther to the right for generations to come. 

 

The court heard two cases Monday and will hear two cases Tuesday. The justices are schedule to hear arguments in one case on Wednesday. Roberts did not say whether Ginsburg will be in attendance.  

 

https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/424287-ginsburg-misses-second-day-in-a-row-at-supreme-c...

 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is missing arguments for the first time in more than 25 years as she recuperates from cancer surgery last month, the Supreme Court said.

 

Ginsburg was not on the bench as the court met Monday to hear arguments. It was not clear when she would return to the court, which will hear more cases on Tuesday and Wednesday, and again next week.

 

Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said the 85-year-old justice is continuing to recuperate and work from home after doctors removed two cancerous growths from her left lung on Dec. 21.

 

Ginsburg was discharged from a New York hospital on Dec. 25.

 

Chief Justice John Roberts said in the courtroom Monday that Ginsburg would participate in deciding the argued cases “on the basis of the briefs and transcripts of oral arguments.”

 

Ginsburg had two earlier cancer surgeries in 1999 and 2009 that did not cause her to miss court sessions. She also has broken ribs on at least two occasions.

The court said doctors found the growths on Ginsburg’s lung when she was being treated for fractured ribs she suffered in a fall at her office on Nov. 7.

 

After past health scares, Ginsburg has come back to work relatively quickly. In 2009, she was at the court for arguments on Feb. 23, 18 days after surgery for pancreatic cancer.

Weeks after her fall in November, Ginsburg was asking questions at high court arguments, speaking at a naturalization ceremony for new citizens and being interviewed at screenings of the new movie about her, “On the Basis of Sex.”

 

Her latest surgery was a procedure called a pulmonary lobectomy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. The court said in a release issued the day of the surgery that doctors found “no evidence of any remaining disease” and scans taken before the surgery showed no cancerous growths elsewhere in her body. No additional treatment is currently planned, the court said.

 

Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, Ginsburg rebuffed suggestions from some liberals that she should step down in the first two years of President Barack Obama’s second term, when Democrats controlled the Senate and would have been likely to confirm her successor.

 

She already has hired clerks for the term that extends into 2020, indicating she has no plans to retire.

If she did step down, President Donald Trump would have another opportunity to move a conservative court even more to the right. On the day she had surgery, Trump tweeted his wishes for Ginsburg’s “full and speedy recovery!”

 

https://www.apnews.com/b1d7eb8384ef44099d63fde057c4172c

 

 

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