Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Tue June 10th

Milwaukee Chapter events: June 25th Hans von Spakovsky (more); July 17th Jeremy Rabkin; July 23rd summer reception

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Reporting Foreign Bank Accounts: More Important than Ever, by Frederic Behrens, Thun Financial Advisors, Madison, Inside Track

New Rules for Vendor Compliance, by John Moynihan, Risk Management

Criminal Law & Procedure

Conviction for quadruple homicide at Questions bar affirmed despite possible Sixth Amendment violations, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Williams, 2013AP814-CR

Environmental Law & Property Rights

Clean Power Plant Proposed Rule, by Peter Tomasi, Milwaukee, Cynthia Faur, Chicago, and Raphael Ramos, Milwaukee, Quarles & Brady LLP

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Wisconsin Admitting Privileges Trial in Federal Court, by Barbara L. Lyons, Executive Director, and Heather Weininger, Legislative Director, Wisconsin Right to Life, LifeVoice Online

SCOTUS Interprets Criminal Statute Narrowly to Preserve Federal-State Balance, by Michael M. O'Hear, Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog, on Bond v. United States

The Return of Classical Political Question Doctrine in 'Zivotofsky ex rel. Zivotofsky v. Clinton, 132 S. Ct. 1421 (2012), by Carol Szurkowski, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Volume 37 – Issue 1

Free Speech & Election Law

Appeals court upholds judge’s order shutting down John Doe probe, by M.D. Kittle, Wisconsin Reporter

The Legal Problems With Any John Doe Negotiations, by Rick Esenberg, Right Wisconsin (via WisOpinion)

Intellectual Property

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

International & National Security Law

IBA Global Insight - June/July 2014, International Bar Association

Labor & Employment Law

Labor & Employment Update - June 2014, Boardman & Clark LLP, Madison

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Lawyer Discipline, Wisconsin Lawyer

Selected Recent Faculty Publications, Marquette Lawyer Magazine

Religious Liberties

St. Marcus Voucher School Attempts to Purchase Empty MPS Building, Again, by Marti Mikkelson, WUWM (via Marquette Law News)

Telecommunications & Electronic Media

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Becomes Effective July 1, 2014, by Amanda K. Reese, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Madison