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RBG Returns to Supreme Court

Ginsburg is back for the first time since her cancer surgery in December
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 15, 2019 10:32 AM CST
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears at an event in New York on Dec. 15, 2018.   (AP Photo/Rebecca Gibian, File)

(Newser) – Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back at work. The 85-year-old Supreme Court justice met with other justices Friday at the court to consider requests to review cases, reports the Hill. Ginsburg missed two weeks of oral arguments last month as she recovered from a December surgery to remove cancerous growths from her left lung, per CNN. In January, the court said there was no sign of lingering disease and no further treatment was needed. The justices, on winter break, return to the bench Tuesday. Among the cases being considered Friday: a call from the Trump administration to review a lower court's decision to block 2020 census questions about citizenship. (Read more Ruth Bader Ginsburg stories.)

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