Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Tues May 27th am

Milwaukee Chapter events
May 29th Jonathan Adler on Obamacare
June 25th Hans von Spakovsky (details to follow)
July 17th Jeremy Rabkin (details to follow)

Recent news and comment on law and policy (first of two today due to the Memorial Day observance Monday):

Administrative Law & Regulation

It's Time for Legislative Oversight of the GAB, by State Sen. Tom Tiffany and Rep. Dave Craig, Right Wisconsin (via WisOpinion)

Self Disclosure and Repayment: Employment of Excluded Party, by John H. Fisher, II, The Blue Ink, Ruder Ware, L.L.S.C., Wausau

Civil Rights

Zoo Interchange lawsuit settlement will increase Milwaukee County bus service, Enews-BizTimes Daily

Criminal Law & Procedure

'Open carry' and 'castle doctrine' at issue in gun owner's appeal, by Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, on Ols v. City of Milwaukee, 2013AP1882

Psychological Perspectives: Cognition and Decision Making, by Keith A. Findley, University of Wisconsin Law School, and Barbara O'Brien, Michigan State University - College of Law, Chapter Three in Examining Wrongful Convictions: Stepping Back, Moving Forward, Carolina Academic Press, 2014 Forthcoming, at SSRN

Financial Services & E-Commerce

New Bankruptcy Fees to Take Effect June 1, The Third Branch News, United States Courts

Free Speech & Election Law

The Story of Shaun McCutcheon's Campaign Finance Case in the High Court, Practice Group Podcast, The Federalist Society

Courts to decide whether John Doe a useful tool or unfair witch hunt, By Jason Stein, Patrick Marley and Daniel Bice, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (via The Wheeler Report)

Group's interest in secrecy is not in the public's interest, editorial by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (via The Wheeler Report)

Are Major Changes in Compelled Speech Coming? Conflict Minerals, Meat Labeling, and More, with Megan L. Brown and Erik S. Jaffe, Practice Group Podcast, The Federalist Society

'Destroy evidence'? by Matt Pommer, Sun Prairie Star (via WisOpinion)

Intellectual Property

Company uses band’s trademark without permission, Court keeps band’s expert from testifying regarding prior settlement in a similar case, by Megan Fulcher Bosak and Michael Bonasso, Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC, Charleston, West Virginia, at Federation Forum, on Beastie Boys v. Monster Energy Co. (S.D.N.Y. 12-Civ.-6065)

Labor & Employment Law

When Is Work Travel Work? Travel under the Fair Labor Standards Act, by Stacy Moon, F & B Law Firm PC, Huntsville, DRI Featured Article


Wisconsin: Capital of Common Sense, by Lisa A. Rickard, President, U.S. Chamber Institute For Legal Reform (via Hamilton Consulting Group)

Advance eSheet May 12-16, 2014, Wisconsin Defense Counsel

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

The (Non)Finality of Supreme Court Opinions, by Richard Lazarus, 128 Harv. L. Rev. (forthcoming) (via Adam Liptak at The New York Times)

Bonnie Shucha wins AALL student essay competition, UW Law School News

Congratulations to Marquette Pro Bono Award Recipients Mindy Nolan and Bryant Park, by Melissa L. Greipp, Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

Learning from GM: Objectivity in Internal Investigations, by Davina Pujari and Christopher D. Jensen, Corporate Counsel

Corporate Counsel Lunch Discussion Series, June 11, 2014, Association of Corporate Counsel, Wisconsin Chapter