Wednesday, May 21, 2014

CPSC sue execs on recalls? 7th Cir. and Amend. 1; etc.

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Does the CPSC Have the Authority to Sue Corporate Executives in a Product Recall? The Question Remains Unanswered, by Paul E. Benson, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

Civil Rights

The Parade of Horribles Lives: Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration, and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary, by Gail Heriot, Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups, Volume 14, Issue 3

Criminal Law & Procedure

Pre-McNeely blood test results are admissible even if officer didn’t cite specific rule permitting the blood draw, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Waukesha County v. Patel, 2013AP2292

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Van Hollen concedes gay marriage ban could be overturned, NewsWatch, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Free Speech & Election Law

Finality in 28-Year NOW Case, Notre Dame and Elmsbrook Languishes, by Gabriella Khorasanee, 7th Circuit News and Information Blog

Labor & Employment Law

Wisconsin Modifies Wage Law’s Recordkeeping Requirements, by Mitchell W. Quick, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

May 2014 Employee Benefits Update, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., Milwaukee