Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the bench Tuesday for the first day sincein December.
Ginsburg returned to work last week, but Tuesday marks her first day presiding from the bench for oral arguments. The 85-year-old Ginsburgand three private conferences while she worked from home, recuperating from the surgery.
Ginsburg made her first public appearance since the surgery earlier this month when she attended a musical account of her life put on by her daughter-in-law and other musicians.
According to the Supreme Court, Ginsburg underwent a pulmonary lobectomy in late December in New York City. Two cancerous nodules were discovered when the justice went in forsustained in a November fall. The court said there was after the surgery.
Ginsburg returns to a busy few months for the highest court, including reviewing a challenge to the Trump administration's decision to include a question about citizenship to the 2020 census.