Thursday, June 26, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Thur June 26th

Milwaukee Chapter events: July 17th Jeremy Rabkin; July 23rd summer reception; August 19th F.H. Buckley;

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Food and Beverage Companies Beware: More False Advertising Claims Are Likely, by Jennifer L. Naeger, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., Milwaukee

Minnesota, Wisconsin are back negotiating tax reciprocity, by Baird Helgeson, Minneapolis Star Tribune (via WisPolitics)

Civil Rights

PBS Newshour looks at racial disparities in Madison, Wisconsin, by Ann Althouse, Madison

Criminal Law & Procedure

Counsel was not ineffective for failing to object to comment on defendant’s silence or for telling jury defendant would testify, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Krancki, 2013AP1989-CR

Environmental Law & Property Rights

Stormwater Update, by Phillip R. Bower, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C., Madison

Financial Services & E-Commerce

Royal Flush! FBARs Due June 30th, by Amy E. Wesner, The Blue Ink, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., Wausau

Free Speech & Election Law

US high court says whistleblower testimony protected, by Sam Hananel, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Lane v. Franks, 13-483

Intellectual Property

Supreme Court: Generic Computer Implementation Does Not Render Abstract Ideas Patentable, Foley & Lardner LLP

International & National Security Law

Argentina Bond Case Decided by U.S. Supreme Court, with Michael D. Ramsey and Thomas H. Lee, Practice Groups Podcast, Federalist Society

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Law school student knows prison — from the inside, by Steve Mills, Chicago Tribune (via University of Wisconsin Law School)