At its conference this Wednesday, the Supreme Court didn’t add any cases to its docket.  No straight grants — i.e., granting review with the expectation of issuing an opinion after briefing on the merits and oral argument.  Not even any grant-and-holds.  There were grant-and-transfer orders in five criminal cases, but those make work just for the tranferee Court of Appeal; until, of course, the Supreme Court is asked to review the Court of Appeal’s action on remand.

Conference actions of note include: