Supreme Court docket Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made her first public look since her most cancers surgical procedure in December, and it was for a program in her honor.
Ginsburg attended a manufacturing Monday evening of “Infamous RBG in Track” on the Nationwide Museum of Girls within the Arts in Washington, D.C. The manufacturing was designed to have fun the 85-year-old’s life and profession, and was carried out by her soprano daughter-in-law, Patrice Michaels. Michaels didn’t announce Ginsburg’s attendance, in keeping with The Washington Submit.
The justice underwent a pulmonary lobectomy Dec. 21 for cancerous nodules in her left lung. The weeks-long restoration course of induced Ginsburg to overlook a spherical of oral arguments earlier than the courtroom final month, her first absence since she was appointed to the excessive courtroom in 1993. SCOTUSblog co-founder Amy Howe mentioned on the time that Ginsburg “is working from residence & can nonetheless take part in at this time’s instances primarily based on the transcripts and briefs.”
Ginsburg has had a number of medical procedures previously decade and is a pancreatic most cancers survivor. The justice fractured two ribs in 2012 and had a stent positioned in her proper coronary artery in 2014.
The Supreme Court docket introduced Jan. 11 that Ginsburg’s restoration is “on observe.”
“Submit-surgery analysis signifies no proof of remaining illness, and no additional therapy is required,” courtroom spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg mentioned in a press release.
Though Ginsburg made an look on the manufacturing Monday, it’s seemingly she’ll skip President Donald Trump’s State of the Union deal with Tuesday. The justice didn’t attend both of Trump’s earlier addresses.
The Supreme Court docket subsequent meets in public session Feb. 19.