Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized with infection

FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2020 , file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks during a discussion on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has been hospitalized with an infection caused by a gallstone. The 87-year-old justice underwent non-surgical treatment Tuesday, May 5, for what the court described as acute cholecystitis, a benign gall bladder condition, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Tuesday with an infection caused by a gallstone. She underwent a non-surgical treatment for acute cholecystitis, a benign gallbladder condition, and was “resting comfortably,” the Supreme Court said.

Ginsburg, 87, is expected to remain in the hospital for a day or two.

She sought care after being diagnosed Monday but participated in the court’s telephone arguments on Monday and Tuesday.

She 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

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