Justice Ginsburg back on the bench

Devin Henry

Interesting news from Washington: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back on the Supreme Court bench today in her first public appearance since undergoing pancreatic cancer surgery earlier this month.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Today’s argument is the first before the court since Ginsburg, 75, underwent the surgery on Feb. 5. Doctors are somewhat optimistic about her prognosis, according to media reports.

Today’s argument involves American Indian coal leases and juror challenges in criminal cases, according to Bloomberg.