Friday, July 25, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Fri July 25th 2014

Milwaukee Chapter events: August 19th F.H. Buckley;

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Civil Rights

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's "'Diversity' Plan Involves Grading By Race And Ethnicity"... really? by Ann Althouse, Madison

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust

Impending Deadline for Participation in SEC MCDC Program, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee

Raising Money? Don’t Forget About the Tax Credits, by Nic Herdrich, Emerging Company Exchange, Foley & Lardner LLP

Criminal Law & Procedure

State high court approves police window knock, by Scott Bauer, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on County of Grant v. Vogt, 2014 WI 76 (2012AP001812)

Rule prohibiting collateral attacks on prior judicial orders applies to administrative orders, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Hershberger, 2013AP1502-CR

New trial in the interest of justice required because false testimony clouded the crucial issue of credibility, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Bolstad, 2013AP2139

Mother did not establish fair and just reason to withdraw consent to TPR, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Green County DHS v. Ericka L.R., 2014AP1106

OWI law change poses problem for prosecutors, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on 2013 Wisconsin Act 224

Free Speech & Election Law

John Doe probe perceptions vs. reality, by Bill Lueders, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Wisconsin Law Journal

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Nominate a Solo/Small Firm Lawyer for the John Lederer Service Award – Deadline Aug. 15, Inside Track

Scan Globally, Reinvent Locally: Can We Overcome the Barriers to Using the Horizontal Learning Method in Law and Development? by David M. Trubek, University of Wisconsin Law School, and Hosei Ronshu, Nagoya University, Journal of Law and Politics, No. 258, 2014, Forthcoming, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1270, Social Science Research Network

Religious Liberties

Are Catholic Bishops Seeking a Religious Preference or Religious Freedom? by Ivan E. Bodensteiner, Valparaiso University, Marquette Law Review