washington - The American chief judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg (85) was admitted to the hospital with three broken ribs. She was injured when she fell in her office, says a spokesperson for the Supreme Court. Ginsburg then went home, but decided to go to the hospital the next morning.
Ginsburg has been a judge at the highest federal court in the United States since 1993. At the time she was nominated by President Bill Clinton and is seen as one of the progressive judges. Supreme judges are in principle appointed for life.