Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Tues June 3rd

Milwaukee Chapter events: June 25th Hans von Spakovsky; July 17th Jeremy Rabkin; July 24th summer reception

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Supreme Court Open Rules Conference, May 27th 2014 [see Agenda], four-part video, Wisconsin Eye

Rules Tax-Exempt Health Care Organizations Need to Know, by Lynette M. Zigman, Health Care Law Today, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee

Medical Staff Issues and Concerns: An Update, webcast by Doris E. Brosnan, Milwaukee, & Ralph V. Topinka, Madison, von Briesen & Roper S.C.

Criminal Law & Procedure

Supreme Court: Expunction Decision Must Be Made at the Time of Sentencing, Joe Forward, WisBar News, on State v. Matasek, 2014 WI 27 (2012AP1582-CR)

Ch. 51 respondent did not have right to be physically present at final hearing, so appearance by videoconferencing was not error, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Price County DHHS v. Sondra F. (2013AP2790 WI App)

Federalism & Separation of Powers

The Supreme Court Decides Bay Mills Case, Leaves Sovereign Immunity Intact, by Brian L. Pierson, Godfrey & Kahn S.C., Milwaukee, on Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community

Financial Services & E-Commerce

Means Testing in Bankruptcy, Moen Sheehan Meyer Ltd, La Crosse

International & National Security Law

Democracy in Decline? with James Allan, author of Democracy in Decline: Steps in the Wrong Direction, and James A. Haynes, Practice Group podcast, Federalist Society

Labor & Employment Law

Coming to Your Workplace Soon? Union Organizing Efforts Via the Company’s Email System, by Daniel A. Kaplan, Labor & Employment Law Perspectives, Foley & Lardner LLP, Madison

Litigation

Advance eSheet May 19-23, 2014, Wisconsin Defense Counsel

Your Chance to Comment on the Restatement of Intentional Torts: 101 Battery, by Christopher J. Robinette, TortsProf Blog

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

The Future of Legal Education, Remarks by Dean Joseph D. Kearney to the Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation, Marquette Lawyer Magazine

"Curiouser and Curiouser", by Peter R. Jarvis, Holland & Knight LLP, Portland, DRI Blog

Telecommunications & Electronic Media

Google Glass: How Will It Affect the Law as We Know It? by Jamie K. Durrett, Batson Nolan PLC, Clarksville, Tennessee, DRI Featured Article