Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Nursing home meds; Common conflicts; FMLA notices; etc.

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Nursing Home Regulatory Obligations Related to Medications, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., Milwaukee

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust

Exorbitant privilege: American and English law and lawyers have a stranglehold on cross-border business. That may not last, The Economist

Criminal Law & Procedure

Tip from known informant provided reasonable suspicion for traffic stop, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Wenz, 2013AP2576-CR

Expert Testimony on Interrogation and False Confession, by Keith A. Findley, Brian L. Cutler and Danielle Loney, University of Wisconsin Law School, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), UMKC Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2014, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1256

Free Speech & Election Law

The Campus Left Moves Left, video interview of Charles Kesler, The Wall Street Journal (via Claremont Institute)

Labor & Employment Law

Employers Should Take Required FMLA Notices Seriously – But All Hope is Not Lost if Mistakes are Made, by Bryan T. Symes, The Blue Ink, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., Eau Claire

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Practical Approaches to Common Conflicts of Interest, by Robert A. Mathers, Davis & Kuelthau S.C., Milwaukee, and Norma Schrock, Ernst & Young LLP, The Tax Adviser

Legal Academia and the Blindness of the Elites, by Paul Campos, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Volume 37 – Issue 1, based on his presentation at the Harvard Federalist Society’s conference on "Intellectual Diversity and the Legal Academy" held on April 5, 2013, at the Harvard Law School