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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized with infection

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Tuesday after receiving non-surgical treatment for acute cholecystitis, a benign gallbladder condition, the Supreme Court said.

Ginsburg, 87, was diagnosed with inflammation of the gallbladder on Monday, and is now resting comfortably, the court said. She is expected to remain in the hospital for another day or two. Ginsburg participated in the court's telephone arguments on Monday and Tuesday, and will call in on Wednesday as well.

In 2018, Ginsburg underwent lung surgery to remove cancerous growths, and last August, she received radiation for a tumor on her pancreas.