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Justice Ginsburg Awake And 'Demanding Work' After Heart Procedure05:40

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is said to be resting comfortably after undergoing a heart procedure. According to a statement from the nation's highest court, she experienced discomfort during routine exercise and was taken in to a Washington, D.C. area hospital.

NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg tells Here & Now's Robin Young how Justice Ginsburg is doing and whether health scares like this can affect a justice's time on the bench.


This segment aired on November 26, 2014.

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