Ruth Bader Ginsburg misses Supreme Court arguments for first time

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is missing oral arguments for the first time in more than 25 years, the Supreme Court said Monday. She is recuperating from cancer surgery last month.

Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Monday the 85-year-old Ginsburg has been and continues to work from home after doctors removed two cancerous growths from her left lung on Dec. 21. She will still participate on the basis of transcripts and briefs, the Supreme Court said.

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