The Supreme Court today summarily denied an original writ petition, filed last week, that sought termination of Governor Gavin Newsom’s March 2020 proclamation of a state of emergency in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The denial, in Orange County Board of Education v. Newsom, is consistent with the court’s hands-off posture toward pandemic orders by state and local governments.  (See:  Pandemic docket update.)