Monday, June 23, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Mon June 23rd

Milwaukee Chapter events: June 25th Hans von Spakovsky (more);
July 17th Jeremy Rabkin; July 23rd summer reception; August 19th F.H. Buckley;

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Conflicted? by Kevin J.T. Terry, The Blue Ink, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., Wausau

New Rules for Vendor Compliance, by John Moynihan, Risk & Insurance

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust

Jumpstart Your Startup: Entity Selection and Formation, by Patrick J. Cannon, von Briesen & Roper S.C., Milwaukee

Criminal Law & Procedure

Resentencing Did Not Violate Double Jeopardy, Supreme Court Says, by Deborah Spanic, WisBar News, on State v. Robinson, 2014 WI 35 (2011AP2833-CR)

SCOTUS: 'Straw' purchase prohibition applies even when true purchaser may lawfully own gun, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Abramski v. United States, USSC No. 12-1493

No new trial despite newly-discovered evidence that cops involved in arrest and trial were 'dirty', On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Franklin, 2013AP1447

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Judge rules that Ho-Chunk's Madison casino must remove video poker games, by Rob Schultz, Wisconsin State Journal (via University of Wisconsin Law School)

Financial Services & E-Commerce

Judge rules she can't OK archdiocese reorganization plan, by Annysa Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Free Speech & Election Law

Ultimately, Doe case turns on how far campaign coordination can go, by Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Intellectual Property

Developing an IP Harvesting PlanDeveloping Plan, by Ryann H. Beck, Andrus Intellectual Property Law LLP, Milwaukee

7th Circuit rejects ‘quixotic’ copyright appeal on Sherlock Holmes stories, by Lorelei Laird, ABA Journal

Labor & Employment Law

$21 Million Lesson for Joint Employers, by David W. Croysdale and Anne M. Carroll, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

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


Accident after Directing Child to Cross the Street Did Not 'Arise out of' the Use of an Auto', by Thomas Donnelly, Emile Banks and Associates LLC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Defense Counsel, on Sterry v. Acker, 2013AP2099

Notice of Proposed Circuit Rule Changes And Opportunity for Comment, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Fund for Client Protection Approves Reimbursements for 43 Victims of Lawyer Theft, Inside Track

While credit cards still reign, be part of the plastic kingdom, LawBiz Coaches Corner column by Ed Poll, Wisconsin Law Journal

Want to know about changes to SCOTUS rulings? There’s a Twitter account for that, by Debra Cassens Weiss, ABA Journal