Monday, July 7, 2014

Wisconsin Federalinks Mon July 7th

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

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

July 9, 2014 Meeting, Legislative Council Steering Committee for Personal Property Tax

Geistfeld on the Connection between Tort and Regulation, by Christopher J. Robinette, TortsProf Blog

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust

A Compilation of Enforcement and Non-Enforcement Actions, by Peter D. Fetzer, Milwaukee, and Terry D. Nelson, Madison, Foley & Lardner LLP

Criminal Law & Procedure

Reading Miranda warnings before the “Informing the Accused” caution didn’t mislead defendant about implied consent law, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Eau Claire County v. Grogan, 2014AP172

US Supreme Court Review: Statutory Interpretation in Criminal Cases, by Michael M. O'Hear, Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

Environmental Law & Property Rights

Public Land Controversy: The States v. The Federal Government, with Ken Ivory, Donald J. Kochan, Carl Graham, and David Garbett, Practice Groups Podcast, Federalist Society

Federalism & Separation of Powers

The Supreme Court Invalidates President Obama’s NLRB Recess Appointments, by David Kern and Judith Williams-Killackey, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee

Why Noel Canning Matters, by Thomas W. Mackenzie, Lindner & Marsack S.C., Milwaukee

Beyond Textualism: Why Originalist Theory Must Apply Beyond General Principles of Interpretation to Constitutional Law, by Richard A. Epstein, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, based on remarks at the The Federalist Society National Lawyers’ Convention—2013

Free Speech & Election Law

SCOTUS: Fixed buffer zone around abortion clinics unduly burdens free speech rights, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on McCullen v. Coakley, USSC No. 12-1168

Lawsuit would overturn campaign finance law, Upfront with Mike Gousha, WISN-TV video

Intellectual Property

A-B InBev buys Czech brewer of 'Budweiser', by Diana Barr, St. Louis Business Journal (via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Labor & Employment Law

EEOC Oversight: Congress Considers Accountability Proposal, by Camille Olson and Gerald Maatman Jr., Risk Management Monitor

Family Medical Leave Act, Moen Sheehan Meyer Ltd., La Crosse


Advance eSheet June 23-27, 2014, Wisconsin Defense Counsel

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

White House Insiders Rove and Gibbs Offer Political Perspectives at State Bar’s Annual Conference, by Joe Forward, WisBar New

Call for Papers: 'Reading Law', The Green Bag

Religious Liberties

Law professor discusses Monday's Supreme Court ruling, Channel 3000 video, Madison, Alta Charoon, University of Wisconsin Law School, on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., USSC 13-354 (via University of Wisconsin Law School)

The Supreme Court — in Hobby Lobby — upholds religious exemptions to Obamacare, and
Justice Alito, in Hobby Lobby, adds to the corporations-are-people discourse, by Ann Althouse, Madison