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Ginsburg hospitalized after fall

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/08/18, 10:34 am

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell in her office Wednesday, fracturing three ribs, the high court announced Thursday. She was admitted for treatment at George Washington University Hospital early Thursday morning after experiencing discomfort overnight. Ginsburg, at 85, is the court’s oldest justice and has served since 1993. She broke two ribs in a fall in 2012 and has fought off cancer twice, in addition to other health struggles, but she has not indicated that she has any plans to step down and has hired clerks for a term extending to 2020.

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Supreme Court takes public cross display case

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/05/18, 11:24 am

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday it would hear the case of a threatened World War I memorial in Bladensburg, Md., that could affect monuments across the country that incorporate religious symbols. The American Humanist Association sued Bladensburg, Md., for a cross memorial erected by an American Legion post in 1925 honoring local men who died in World War I. A U.S. district judge in Maryland ruled the memorial could stay in 2015, but a three-judge panel from the 4th U.S.

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Kavanaugh accusers under investigation

by Kent Covington
Posted 11/05/18, 10:11 am

Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, asked the Department of Justice on Friday to investigate a woman who accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Left-wing activist Judy Munro-Leighton wrote the committee during Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing and took credit for writing an anonymous letter accusing the judge and a friend of raping her. When questioned by committee investigators, Munro-Leighton said she did not write the letter in question and had never met Kavanaugh, according to Grassley.

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