Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns to Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg UPDATED: 2019/02/19 2:00PM

85-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg took the bench at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, February 19th, for the first time since undergoing surgery in December for cancer. The surgery that she underwent was to remove two cancerous nodules from her lung

She was there to hear oral arguments after missing two weeks in January to recover. Instead of attending in person, she followed the cases by reading their transcripts from home and will vote in the cases she missed.

Cases this term include religious liberties, partisan gerrymandering and Trump’s decision to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 Census questionnaire.