Monday, July 14, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Mon July 14th

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

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Justices’ final thoughts on pro se rule reveal concerns, by Eric Heisig, Court Gestures, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 60.04 (13-14)

Civil Rights

Approaching LGBTQ Students’ Ability to Access LGBTQ Websites In Public Schools From a First Amendment and Public Policy Perspective, by Jacob Colling, Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust

Planning with LLCs under the New Florida Limited Liability Company Act, by Elizabeth Nowakowski and Joseph Masterson, Milwaukee, and Laura Holm and David Slenn, Naples, Florida, Quarles & Brady LLP

Buy-Sell Agreement: An Absolute Necessity, by Timothy D. Fenner, Axley Brynelson LLP, Madison

Criminal Law & Procedure

Failing to appear at TPR grounds hearing justified default judgment, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Rickey V., 2014AP334

Children need shields from adult courts, On the Defensive column by Anthony Cotton, Wisconsin Law Journal

Federalism & Separation of Powers

Counting Quorums, Letter to Jimmy Y T MA, Counsel to the Legislature, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, from Seth Barrett Tillman, Social Science Research Network

Financial Services & E-Commerce

Court of Appeals Sides with Bank in Online Hacking Case, by John T. Reichert and James A. Sheriff, Godfrey & Kahn S.C., Milwaukee, on Choice Escrow and Land Title LLC v. BancorpSouth Bank (8th Cir., 13-1879)

Labor & Employment Law

Most Recent Final ACA Rules Address 90-Day Waiting Period: Getting Your 'Orientation', by Bryan T. Symes, The Blue Ink, Ruder Ware L.L.S.C., Eau Claire

Minimum Wage Issue Spreading to the Private Sector, by Robert W. Mulcahy and Carlos R. Pastrana, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

Minnesota Employers' New Obligations Under the Women's Economic Security Act, by Judith Williams-Killackey and Pamela Ploor, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee

Unionizing Domestic Workers?: Harris v. Quinn Decided, with Samuel R. Bagenstos and Andrew Grossman, Practice Group Podcast, Federalist Society


Advance eSheet June 30-July 3, 2014, Wisconsin Defense Counsel

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism—July 15, by Ed Whelan, Bench Memos, National Review Online, includes Thomas v. Mallett, 2005 WI 129 (2003AP1528)

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

Pending Complaints, Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation

Messenger - Summer 2014, Milwaukee Bar Association