This week is already shaping up to be a busy one on the Supreme Court’s unofficial coronavirus docket. The justices on Monday rejected an emergency request from incarcerated individuals at a Texas geriatric prison who had asked the court to reinstate stricter safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the prison. Also on Monday, a group of Jewish organizations came to the court to challenge New York’s limits on attendance at religious services — just four days after the Catholic diocese of Brooklyn challenged those same limits. The state’s response to the Catholic diocese’s challenge is due Wednesday, and its response to the Jewish organizations’ challenge is due Friday.

Here’s a round-up of other Supreme Court-related news and commentary from around the web:

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Recommended Citation: James Romoser, Tuesday round-up, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 17, 2020, 9:43 AM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2020/11/tuesday-round-up-556/