Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Wed June 25th

Milwaukee Chapter events: Today 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

Recent Changes in Tax Incremental Financing Laws, by Hal Karas and Nida Shakir, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C., Milwaukee

Criminal Law & Procedure

SCOW clarifies the forum and procedure for raising a claim that counsel was ineffective for failing to file notice of intent to pursue postconviction relief, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State ex re. Kyles v. Pollard, 2013 WI 38 (2012AP378-W)

Police had probable cause to arrest for OWI despite lapse between time of driving and time of police contact, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Wendt, 2014AP174

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Amending the Bill of Rights, with Bradley A. Smith and Eugene Volokh, Practice Group Podcast, Federalist Society

Free Speech & Election Law

Crime and politics, by Rick Esenberg, Shark and Shepherd

Intellectual Property

'U.S. patent office cancels Redskins trademark registration, says name is disparaging.' by Ann Althouse, Madison

Court Invalidates Patent Claims Directed to Computer-Implemented Mitigation of Settlement Risk, by by Derek C. Stettner and Molly S. Lawson, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

Labor & Employment Law

When Was the Last Time You Dusted Off Your Non-Solicitation and Distribution Policy? by Bryan T. Symes, The Blue Ink, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., Eau Claire

SEC's Enforcement Action Against Hedge Fund Adviser for Retaliation Against a Whistleblower Highlights Challenges Employers Face, Foley & Lardner LLP

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Settlement Marks Win for LSAT Takers with Disabilities, State Bar of Wisconsin Supported Changes, by Joe Forward, Inside Track

A Q&A with Marygold Melli, by Katie Vaughn, Madison Magazine (via University of Wisconsin Law School)