Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from a Maryland hospital Wednesday evening, just hours after she participated in oral arguments from her hospital room at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.
The 87-year-old justice underwent a non-surgical treatment for a benign gallbladder condition on Tuesday.
According to a release from the Supreme Court, Ginsburg underwent outpatient tests following oral arguments earlier this week. Those tests confirmed that she was suffering from a gallstone, which was causing an infection.
In a statement obtained by CNN, Ginsburg says she “is doing well and glad to be home.”
The justice will return to the hospital for follow-up outpatient visits over the next few weeks, in order to remove the gallstone non-surgically.
Supreme Court oral arguments were held electronically for the first time this week, due to the pandemic.
Ginsburg is the second-longest service justice on the bench, behind Justice Clarence Thomas.